Forrest takes a Journey!

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Thank you Vashti Q for a amazing review! I love the recommendations as well. I will be picking up these books today!

The Writer Next Door

Hello, everyone! I hope you are all safe and healthy.

“There is no place like home.”

~L. Frank Baum

The best thing we could do right now to slow the spread of the coronavirus is to stay home. Of course, that’s not possible for everyone, but if you can work from home you should. Self isolation has worked well for other countries and in past pandemics. Practice social distancing even if you’re young and healthy because although your chances of dying from COVID– 19 is low you could still spread the disease to people that are vulnerable and could die from it.

I’d like to thank all the people in the medical field, including my brother Ralph, who’s at the front lines every day, and my cousins Lissette, Ray, Miguel, Leo, and Sonya. You’re putting yourselves at risk on a daily basis to help those in need. Thank you.

Changing…

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Thank you Nonnie for sharing your wisdom! You are always a guiding jewel of support to all of us. This is a great blog post today.

RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB

During our 4th Annual Writers’ Conference & Book Expo, I was scheduled to present a session on my “15 Pearls” of Literature on Marketing, Blogging, Community, and Support.  As it has worked out in the past (but won’t be the case anymore), I wasn’t able to get this session up in time but did get it done eventually – just not published.  Those who registered for that session will be getting 3 new sessions FREE during our upcoming WC&BE in August! 

This session on my “PEARLS…” will be shared here for all our members, in hopes that it will help in our quest to become more successful and better at marketing our work as we make connections that will benefit us professionally as well as personally.  These will be posted under our posting schedule of Mondays & Thursdays each week, in separate parts.  

Welcome to Part 2!

SUPPORT…

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Thank you Nonnie for the reminder! We are all fortunate to have the solid family and support we have here at #RRBC!

RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB

Hello, RRBC!

We are living through what has already promised to be one of the most trying times in the history of the world.

This pandemic (the Coronavirus) is not affecting only me, it’s affecting my brothers and sisters next door, those around the corner, in the next city, the adjoining states and my extended, chosen family … those of you across the waters.

RRBC cares about its members.  And although our hands may never touch, and our eyes may never see, we support one another.  We are here for each other.

Many of us are now confined to our homes – some willfully and others out of health compliance, so as not to even potentially spread this awful disease.  The good thing (if there is one to be found in all of this) is that unlike awful situations of our past, we now have the world wide web to…

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Congratulations to my dear friend and poet Balroop Singh for being this month’s #RRBCSpotlightAuthor! I am proud to share Nonnie’s post for you today!

Watch Nonnie Write!

Hello, Friends!

Today, I’m excited to introduce you to an awesome member of theRAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, Author, Balroop Singh!

Balroop Singh

What makes her so awesome? I’m sure this question is front and center of some of your visiting minds here today. 

Balroop is one of the most honest individuals (in her reviews) I’ve come across in a long while.  (If you think I’m kidding, just head to Amazon and take a whiff of some of her reviews there.)  I recently caught wind of a couple of those book reviews, and instantly knew she was my kind of reviewer.  

In today’s society, many find being honest a really hard thing to do, especially when you become a target for those who you piss off in your honesty.  We all know that everyone doesn’t really want to know the truth about themselves, especially when it comes to their writing.  You…

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Thank you Nonnie for having me on today!

RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB

Hello, and welcome to “WHO’S ON THE SHELF?” with yours truly, Nonnie Jules! Since we are a book club, you know we had to offer something that included a bookshelf. A lot of interviews merely cover an author’s work or an individual’s career stories. Here on this “SHELF,” we get down and dirty and ask the questions no other interviewer dare ask. We ask the questions that you want to open up a book and find the answers to, on your favorite authors and fellow book club members, but, no one has dared to cover them. We get personal! Because, when you sit on this “SHELF,” YOU are an open book! Even if I have to pry you open!

Today, we have a very special guest on the SHELF with us, RRBC member, FORREST ROBERT STEPNOWSKI! We have been celebrating him for the last full month of February and…

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I love that song, and the story of Harriet Tubman! Such a hero and inspiration she was to many people who were enslaved and treated like they were less than human. Thank you Nonnie for sharing this post!

RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB

There are 29 days in February this year and on day 22, I am just posting recognition of BLACK HISTORY MONTH.   I’m going to share someone who inspires me greatly.

HARRIET TUBMAN

Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Rossc. March 1822[1] – March 10, 1913) was an American abolitionist and political activist. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 enslaved people, including family and friends,[2] using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. During the American Civil War, she served as an armed scout and spy for the Union Army. In her later years, Tubman was an activist in the struggle for women’s suffrage.

Born a slave in Dorchester County, Maryland, Tubman was beaten and whipped by her various masters as a child. Early in life, she suffered…

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Thanks Beem for sharing the wonderful work of John Fioravanti!

The Indie Spot!

Have you written that book or short story you want the whole world to know about? Are you looking for a great way to promote your creative endeavors? Perhaps you’re seeking to add some prestige to your body of work! If this sounds like you, we invite you to come on over to RAVE WRITERS – INT’L SOCIETY OF AUTHORS, otherwise known as RWISA.

At RWISA, we invite to membership only the very best writers the Indie community has to offer.

If your work is exemplary and speaks for itself, stop by the RWISA website today at RaveWriters.wordpress.com and find out how you can submit your sample of writing for consideration.

We’re an exclusive bunch but we’d love to have you join us!

NOTE:  If you’re looking to improve your writing while taking another route to membership into RWISA, while you’re at the site, visit RWISA…

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Have you written that book or short story you want the whole world to know about? Are you looking for a great way to promote your creative endeavors? Perhaps you’re seeking to add some prestige to your body of work! If this sounds like you, we invite you to come on over to RAVE WRITERS – INT’L SOCIETY OF AUTHORS, otherwise known as RWISA

At RWISA, we invite to membership only the very best writers the Indie community has to offer. 

If your work is exemplary and speaks for itself, stop by the RWISA website today at RaveWriters.wordpress.com and find out how you can submit your sample of writing for consideration. 

We’re an exclusive bunch but we’d love to have you join us!

NOTE:  If you’re looking to improve your writing while taking another route to membership into RWISA, while you’re at the site, visit RWISA UNIVERSITY!

Click here to purchase “Shadow of the Drill” by Rhani D’Chae Today

You are invited to join the rest of the tour for #RWISA Revolution by clicking here!!
Learn more about #RWISA author Rhani D’Chae today!
Thank you for stopping by “Coffee and Chat with Forrest!

Have you written that book or short story you want the whole world to know about? Are you looking for a great way to promote your creative endeavors? Perhaps you’re seeking to add some prestige to your body of work! If this sounds like you, we invite you to come on over to RAVE WRITERS – INT’L SOCIETY OF AUTHORS, otherwise known as RWISA.

At RWISA, we invite to membership only the very best writers the Indie
community has to offer.

If your work is exemplary and speaks for itself, stop by the RWISA website today at RaveWriters.wordpress.com and find out how you can submit your sample of writing for consideration.

We’re an exclusive bunch but we’d love to have you join us!

NOTE: If you’re looking to improve your writing while taking another route to membership into RWISA, while you’re at the site, visit RWISA UNIVERSITY!

You are invited to join the rest of the tour for #RWISA Revolution by clicking here!!
Learn more about #RWISA author Beem Weeks by clicking here!
Thank you for stopping by “Coffee and Chat with Forrest!

Have you written that book or short story you want the whole world to know about? Are you looking for a great way to promote your creative endeavors? Perhaps you’re seeking to add some prestige to your body of work! If this sounds like you, we invite you to come on over to RAVE WRITERS – INT’L SOCIETY OF AUTHORS, otherwise known as RWISA.

At RWISA, we invite to membership only the very best writers the Indie
community has to offer.

If your work is exemplary and speaks for itself, stop by the RWISA website today at RaveWriters.wordpress.com and find out how you can submit your sample of writing for consideration.

We’re an exclusive bunch but we’d love to have you join us!

NOTE: If you’re looking to improve your writing while taking another route to membership into RWISA, while you’re at the site, visit RWISA UNIVERSITY!

You are invited to join the rest of the tour for #RWISA Revolution by clicking here!!

Learn more about Peggy Hattendorf today by visiting her #RWISA Author Page today!

Thank you for stopping by “Coffee and Chat with Forrest!