Category: SR Staley

Isabella and Tortuga Bay take home three awards at RPLA 2016!

Isabella, Jean-Michel, and Juan Carlos did well in Orlando at the Royal Palm Literary Awards…

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Tortuga Bay Finalist in Eric Hoffer Book Awards!

Tortuga Bay, the second book in the Pirate of Panther Bay series published by Southern…

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Where do good female characters come from?

While¬†recently researching blog posts about the¬†Divergent film series, I ran across a 2011 blog post…

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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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Five take aways from the Royal Palm Literary Awards

St. Nic, Inc., my re-imagination of the Santa Claus myth through the lens of an…

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RPLA win raises visibility of little people in mainstream society

One of the more gratifying aspects of winning 2nd place in the Royal Palm Literary…

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Five expected and unexpected benefits from winning a literary award

By SR Staley St. Nic, Inc. was awarded second place in the 2015 Royal Palm…

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St. Nic, Inc. Takes Silver at Royal Palm Literary Awards

SR Staley St. Nic, Inc., my reality-based re-imagination of the Santa Claus myth, won 2nd…

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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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“St. Nic, Inc.” is Royal Palm finalist!

I’m pleased to announce that St. Nic., Inc., my contemporary re-imagination of the Santa Claus…

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