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2017 Royal Palm Litarary Awards

The results are in! At the 2017 Royal Palm Literary Award Banquet on October 21, Author William Speir won the following three trophies: 1st Place Published Historical Fiction: “Nicaea – The Rise of the Imperial Church” 2nd Place Published Historical … Continue reading

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Synopsis of My New Historical Fiction Novel

NICAEA – THE RISE OF THE IMPERIAL CHURCH A 69,956 Word Historical Fiction Novel by William Speir             Early in the 4th century, a new religious doctrine threatens to split the Christian churches apart. The Roman Emperor grows tired of … Continue reading

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Press Release: William Speir Wins Second Royal Palm Literary Award

“Writers Helping Writers” Contact: Chris Coward President, Florida Writers Association Email: chrisbusiness@comcast.net FWA Website: http://www.floridawriters.net LOCAL WRITER WILLIAM SPEIR WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD, ANNOUNCED AT FLORIDA WRITERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. 17 October 2015: Orlando, Florida The Florida Writers Association, … Continue reading

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Book Release Announcement: “The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson – A Novel of Vikings in Scotland is now available for purchase! In the latter half of the ninth century A.D., Asbjorn Thorleikson, a young Norseman, prepares to leave Ireland on his … Continue reading

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“The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson” Is Now Available!

My second historical novel, “The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson” is now available for purchase!  The hardback edition is on Amazon and Barnes & Noble online (see links below). Barnes & Noble Amazon This is the story of a young Viking … Continue reading

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William Speir Signs Contract to Publish 8 Novels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Author William Speir is pleased to announce that, on 1 June 2015, he signed a contract with Progressive Rising Phoenix Press (www.progressiverisingphoenix.com) to publish his second historical fiction novel, “The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson.”  Work will begin … Continue reading

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“King’s Ransom” Now Available For Purchase

My award winning historical novel, King’s Ransom, is now available to purchase in hardback and softback.  You may order your copy today via Amazon and Barnes & Noble, as well as select other online sites and book retail locations.  The … Continue reading

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