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Announcing the Finalists in the 2015 Clive Staples Award

Realm Makers is excited to announce the books that came out on top after the readers’ choice semi-final round for the Clive Staples Award for Christian Speculative fiction. The following three books have advanced to the final round. The Seventh … Continue reading

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Announcing the Semi-finalists in the 2015 Clive Staples Award

The coordinators of the Clive Staples Award for Christian Speculative Fiction would like to congratulate the semi-finalists in the 2015 contest. Read on for the list of semi-finalist books. Continue reading

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The 2015 Clive Staples Award

Realm Makers is excited to promote this year’s Clive Staples Award for Christian Speculative Fiction. We will announce the winner  as part of the Realm Makers Awards Dinner on August 7th. Similar to last year, the final winner will be decided by … Continue reading

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Introducing Our Judges: Karen Hancock

Our third 2014 CSA judge is multi-published, multi-award-winning Karen Hancock. Continue reading

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Introducing Our Judges: Rich Bullock

In less than two weeks the 2014 Clive Staples Award will be presented at the Realm Makers Conference in Philadelphia. Continue reading

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Voting For The 2014 CSA Finalists

Due to a survey glitch, CSA voting has been halted and will begin anew March 24. It is time to vote for the 2014 CSA finalists. We’ve made a major change this year because the 2014 CSA winner will be … Continue reading

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Introducing Merlin’s Blade

Merlin’s Blade by Robert Treskillard Genre: YA Fantasy Description Merlin’s Greatest Weakness Could Become His Greatest Strength Book One of The Merlin Spiral When a meteorite crashes near a small village in fifth-century Britain, it brings with it a mysterious black … Continue reading

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Introducing Sandstorm

Sandstorm by Steve Rzasa Genre science fiction Description It’s been four months since the city-state of Perch turned away the invading army of its southern rival, Trestleway, and sent the dark forces of the Cythraul packing. Thanks in no small part, … Continue reading

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Introducing Failstate: Legends

Failstate: Legends by John W. Otte Genre young adult speculative fiction Description A young superhero. A legend reborn. And a whole mess of zombies. Failstate (a.k.a., Robin Laughlin) thought his life would get easier after he’d earned his superhero license. But … Continue reading

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A Last Look At The Final Five

For voters who are still undecided, even on the last day of voting, here are short excerpts–between 250 and 300 words–from the five CSA finalists. Continue reading

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The Unveiling

In an earlier post I mentioned some of the perks for the winner of the Clive Staples Award. One of the things I’m most excited about is a seal created by the talented Robert Treskillard, author of Merlin’s Blade, Book … Continue reading

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CSA 2013 Finalists

In a tight race, with only percentage points separating first through ninth place, the top five books are moving on to the finals. Continue reading

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CSA Round One Voting Ends At Midnight

Today is the last day to vote in Round One of the Clive Staples Award. The top five books will move on to the Finals. To be eligible to vote you must have read at least two of the nominations. … Continue reading

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It Is Time To Vote

Voting begins today! After weeks of reader nominations and more weeks reading those nominations and then the seven-day countdown, it is finally time to vote for the finalists in the 2013 Clive Staples Award for Christian Speculative Fiction. Please read … Continue reading

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2013 Clive Staples Award Nominations

Here are the 2013 reader nominations for the Clive Staples Award. Continue reading

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The 2010 Clive Staples Award Winner

Nineteen nominations. Thirty days of voting. One winner. After deleting ineligible ballots and ones that did not adhere to the instructions, I can now reveal the 2010 Clive Staples Award winner. Since no nomination had a majority of the votes, … Continue reading

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End of Voting

The voting for CSA is ending. Plans now are to announce the winner next week, hopefully Monday. Thanks to all those who participated by nominating books, telling others about the award, and voting. A readers’ choice award doesn’t work unless … Continue reading

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2010 Clive Staples Award Voting

Voting begins today! Please read these instructions carefully, then proceed to the ballot by clicking on the link below. CSA is not a popularity contest. The award has been established to recognize the work of fiction which readers designate as … Continue reading

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Nomination Additions

Here are the latest nominations, garnered from this site and at A Christian Worldview of Fiction. If you don’t see yours, check to be sure the book you nominated meets the award criteria and that you included the required information … Continue reading

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Nominations Are Coming In

Nominations have begun to come in at A Christian Worldview of Fiction. Readers and authors alike may add a nomination there or here at the award site. Below is the list so far, in the order the nominations have come … Continue reading

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