Category Archives: Royal Palm Literary Awards

Close, but no cigar!

For the 4th time one of my books or stories has been a finalist in the Royal Palm Literary Awards (Forida Writers Association) and for the 4th time, I’ve walked away empty handed. I  know that writing is not about … Continue reading

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2019 Royal Palm Literary Awards Banquet

Dear Friends I’m very excited to be attending the Florida Writers Association annual banquet this weekend, where my short story Blame It on the Weather is nominated as a finalist for a Royal Palm Literary Award (Short Story Genre). I’m … Continue reading

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More Great News about my short story, Blame it on the Weather.

Dear Readers About a week ago I told you that my short story, Blame It on the Weather had been chosen as a semi-finalist in this year’s Royal Palm Literary Awards competition. Yesterday I found out that it is now … Continue reading

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Congratulations! Your RPLA entry is a semifinalist!

Dear Readers & Friends Here’s some wonderful news I’d like to sure with you. Hi John, CONGRATULATIONS! Your entry, Blame It on the Weather, Short Story, is a semifinalist for the 2019 Royal Palm Literary Awards competition! Attached is the … Continue reading

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2018 Royal Palm Literary Awards Ceremony

Unfortunately, neither one of my (finalist) short stories won an award at this years Royal Palm Literary Awards ceremony, but my wife and I had a wonderful  time. Here are a few photographs I took at the event. Me on … Continue reading

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2018 Royal Palm Literary Awards Competition

…..and the winner is? It’s hard to believe that it’s only 10 days before the 2018 Royal Palm Literary Awards banquet where two of my entries, “Words to a Kill” and “One Shot to the Head” are finalists in the … Continue reading

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Isn’t it ironic!

Isn’t it ironic that the book that almost ended my writing career (before it really began) is currently my most reviewed, highest rated and bestselling book. When I wrote, People Behaving Badly back in 2015, I was happy and quite … Continue reading

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2016 Royal Palm Literary Awards Banquet

Thank you to everyone who sent their best wishes in hopes that I might win a RPLA Award at this years banquet. Unfortunately my book did not win, but it was an honor to be one of the finalists. I … Continue reading

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2016 Royal Palm Literary Awards Banquet

    I just filled out my application to attend the 2016 Royal Palm Literary Awards banquet on October 22nd at the Hilton Hotel in Altamonte Springs, Florida. My book, A Very Furry Christmas: Holiday Cat Tales is an award … Continue reading

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