Category: A Warrior’s Soul

Is Katniss Everdeen a strong female character?

I have now seen all four Hunger Games movies and read all three books, and…

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Pirates, Aliens, and Cats, Oh My!

I will be signing copies of the Pirate of Panther Bay, St. Nic, Inc, A…

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Lessons in Writing Styles: Cussler vs. Clancy vs. Staley

One of the great benefits of Beta Readers–those brave souls willing to read drafts of…

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Mapping ninjas into the classroom

Imagine a series of middle-grade novels that allow parents and teachers to explore the following…

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Treating Guns Realistically in Children’s Literature

While volunteering for the Tallahassee Writers Association at Downtown Marketplace, an older woman picked up…

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Southern Yellow Pine Publishing Lists Books by SR Staley

Southern Yellow Pine Publishing, a publisher specializing in southern topics and authors, is now selling…

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Book Signing: June 22nd!

Come see and talk to SR Staley as he signs copies of his novels The Pirate of…

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Does the New York Times boost book sales?

In an earlier post, I discussed a recent article I had written that appeared in on-line…

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Fiction and Storytelling as a Way of Visualizing Success

Authors are often surprised by the reactions of readers who seem to find things in…

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The Social Importance of Literature

In reading Death Spiral, a new science fiction novel by CL Gregoire, I was struck by…

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