RPLA Showcase: Jim Pons

  2017 Published Book of the Year Hard Core Love Jim Pons   A story of spiritual evolution in the world of fame, Jim’s book winds its way from the Sunset Strip to the NFL and finally a long-sought peace with God. At the 2017 Royal Palm Literary Award Banquet, author Jim Pons won Published Book of the Year. Each year at the RPLA Banquet, authors experience the joy of earning accolades for all the hard work that is often … Read More »

RPLA and You

“Are you entering the Royal Palm Literary Award competition for the first time?” I asked. “I am. I’m so excited,” the aspiring novelist said. “Do you know how they choose a winner?” “The one with the most points wins, I guess.” This brief conversation happened following a writing group meeting a couple of weeks ago. It might help those of you considering participating in the competition to understand how you will be judged. Your work will not be viewed in … Read More »