Stacey M. King

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Stacey M. King is a businesswoman with commercial interests in the natural health industry and indigenous arts throughout Australia and the Pacific. She is an author and historian who specialises in Banaban Colonial history. Her association with the Banabans is more than a casual interest. Four generations of her family were involved with the early mining industry of Banaba (also known as Ocean Island) from the discovery of phosphate from 1900 to 1931.

In 1989, she began researching her family’s history for a historical novel based on their lives titled – Nakaa’s Awakening, the first in the Land of Matang four-book series. From her first meeting with the Banabans in 1992, she has worked extensively on aid projects to try and assist the Bana
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Stacey M. King At this stage with three more books to write in the Land of Matang series, another Banaban-Australia history book, and a screenplay my reading is tota…moreAt this stage with three more books to write in the Land of Matang series, another Banaban-Australia history book, and a screenplay my reading is totally research-focused. (less)
Stacey M. King I always work on multiple books and projects and exclusively work with beat sheets. This allows me to get my thoughts down and come back to them later…moreI always work on multiple books and projects and exclusively work with beat sheets. This allows me to get my thoughts down and come back to them later when I hit a writer's block. I prefer to not force my writing and it allows me to truly focus on my writing and each episode of the storytelling. Usually when you start and get into your writers headspace the writing flows.(less)
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Winner Winton Outback Writers Festival 2021

Stacey M. King"Thanks Lucy! Just one day at a time ..."

In June 2021 at the Matilda Centre, Winton, Queensland, Australia Stacey was announced as the Winner of this year's converted Winton Outback Writers Festival short story competition. The theme was the Australian Outback and this was the first time Stacey had written a short story, the first time she had written about Australian Outback, and th

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Te Rii ni Banaba by Raobeia Ken Sigrah
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Screenplay by Syd Field
I was recommended this book by a well-respected cinematographer but I was disappointed to find the quality of the print text a pretty low standard and makes it hard to read, especially the script layouts. I would have thought with the publishing standards today the reprint quality would have better. Has anyone else found this?
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I had to buy the paperback version of this one but I was able to get a Kindle version of Syd Fields "The Screenwriter's Workbook" on Amazon.
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“We would like to inspire young Banabans to uphold their rich culture and traditions for many future generations.”
Raobeia Ken Sigrah
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Te Rii ni Banaba by Ken Raobeia
“This book is the first of its kind to record and express the past from a Banaban perspective.”
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“This book is the first of its kind to record and express the past from a Banaban perspective.”
Stacey M. King, Te Rii ni Banaba: Backbone of Banaba

“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.”
James A. Michener

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead

“Never depend upon institutions or government to solve any problem. All social movements are founded by, guided by, motivated and seen through by the passion of individuals. ”
Margaret Mead

“Most of all the feared the God of Darkness, the evil spirit Nakka, who barred their way to paradise after death.”
Pearl Binder, Treasure Islands: The Trials Of The Ocean Islanders

“Banaba, for the land that we love and to what we have lost, will remain in our hearts... forever”
Raobeia Ken Sigrah, Te Rii Ni Banaba




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