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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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You Must Have an Agent, And Other Myths about Publishing

For years, I thought that the only way to get published was to be represented by a literary agent.  The publishing industry perpetuates this myth – just look at how much Writer’s Digest talks about finding and keeping agents if … Continue reading

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Announcement About The Publication of Two of My Novels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Author William Speir is pleased to announce that, on 19 April 2015, he signed a contract with Progressive Rising Phoenix Press (www.progressiverisingphoenix.com) to publish his historical fiction novel, “King’s Ransom,” and his high fantasy novel, “The Kingstone … Continue reading

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Something Nice To Say About My Publisher

It seems like no one has anything nice to say about anything or anyone lately.  There is so much negativity out there that I thought it was time for someone to have something nice to say! Over the past several … Continue reading

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