Are You Perfect, Or Just Excellent?

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”

~ Vince Lombardi

 

As one of the more successful coaches in US professional football, I think Vince Lombardi’s experience as a player and a coach taught him something about perfection. When I saw this quote, I stopped to ponder his words carefully. Continue reading “Are You Perfect, Or Just Excellent?”

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Feel It With Your Heart!

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”

 ~ Helen Keller

 

I often think that, in our heavily commercialized civilization, we often miss out on the most important things in life. Helen Keller could neither see nor hear, and yet, she is a fountain of wisdom! Continue reading “Feel It With Your Heart!”

2. #RRBC: She’s My Candidate for President!

Nonnie Jules is the founder and President of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, as well as interviewer of RRBC authors in the famed, “Who’s On The Shelf With Nonnie?” interviews. Her interviewing skills are legendary and she decided to accompany Author, John Fioravanti, through space and time to another galaxy 700 years into the future. Nonnie’s goal is to meet the key personalities on planet Genesis featured in Fioravanti’s series, The Genesis Saga, and utilize her formidable skills to find out something more about these characters. This scene is the second of many, which will follow.

Setting: Nonnie and John materialize in the brightly lit reception area of Navy Headquarters in Genesis City where they are seated waiting to see ArcGeneral Liz Hastings.
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1. Encounter at ArcAngel Park

The first in a series of character interviews conducted by Nonnie Jules, President of Rave Reviews Book Club who has been magically transported 700 years into the future to the planet Genesis, accompanied by author, John Fioravanti.

Nonnie Jules is the founder and President of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, as well as interviewer of RRBC authors in the famed, “Who’s On The Shelf With Nonnie?” interviews. Her interviewing skills are legendary and she decided to accompany Author, John Fioravanti, through space and time to another galaxy 700 years into the future. Nonnie’s goal is to meet the key personalities on planet Genesis featured in Fioravanti’s series, The Genesis Saga, and utilize her formidable skills to find out something more about these characters. This scene is the first of many, which will follow.

Setting: Nonnie and John are seated comfortably in her office at RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB. Continue reading “1. Encounter at ArcAngel Park”

Harmony Kent’s POLISH YOUR PROSE BLOG TOUR

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Harmony Kent: Author, Editor, Reviewer, Good Friend.

Please welcome my good friend, Harmony Kent, as she launches her latest book, POLISH YOUR PROSE. There is no doubt that this work will make an enormous difference in the quality of books published by Indie authors! Thanks, Harmony! The floor is yours!

 

Hi there! Thanks for joining me on my awesome fourteen-day blog tour with 4Wills Publishing and my fantastic host for today! You can find details of my other stops here: 4Wills Author Page.

 

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John Fioravanti: HELP FOR INDIE AUTHORS!

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As an Indie author, do you feel alone? Are you unsure about how to get your manuscript ready for publication? Are you undecided as to which distribution company to commit to? Do you feel intimidated by the prospect of marketing your new book? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, you are in good company! Continue reading “John Fioravanti: HELP FOR INDIE AUTHORS!”

Getting Started in Indie Publishing

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Prior to my novel, my two published non-fiction works, Getting It Right in History Class and A Personal Journey to the Heart of Teaching were released by Indie Publishers. Continue reading “Getting Started in Indie Publishing”