Ronald R. Hanna
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Michael Valentine liked Ronald R. Hanna's blog post Such characters!!!!!
Feb 1, 2013
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Jan 31, 2013
Ronald R. Hanna replied to jeff herman's discussion CAN YOU EXPLOIT THE POLITICAL SEASON TO PROMOTE YOUR BOOK? in the group Book Promotion
""Internet dating in D.C. can sometimes get more heated than politics..." Headline on my flyer for my latest novel, "It's All In The Game," been distributing for a month or so and surely have a few hundred to hand out on the…"
Sep 17, 2012
Ronald R. Hanna replied to jeff herman's discussion SEPTEMBER IS THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ROUTINE. in the group Poetry
"Seasons by Ronald R. Hanna It's fall autumnal change year round sound reasoning for seasonal ajudications vacation flows into the cheery sounds of school children returning to halls echoing falls return parents yearn and hopefully all learn…"
Sep 4, 2012
Ronald R. Hanna posted a status
"My 2010 Novel is 506-pages that could be pulled right from today's headlines in D.C.: Afraid of the Darks: The Gentrification of Shaw"
Aug 22, 2012
Ronald R. Hanna replied to jeff herman's discussion OTHER THAN GHOSTS, ARE THERE WEIRD "THINGS" TO WATCH FOR? in the group Paranormal and the Unexplained
Aug 20, 2012
Ronald R. Hanna replied to jeff herman's discussion DO YOU HAVE A BASIC PRESS RELEASE? in the group Book Promotion
"I send out a new one with each new book.  Headline is usually toting the "local author" angle to D.C. news orgs., and almost as a query I might try to lead with a tease about the nature of the work before getting…"
Aug 20, 2012
Ronald R. Hanna posted a status
"There comes a time when writing a new novel that the characters won't let you be and you HAVE to just write and write. No. 12 forthcoming.."
Aug 3, 2012
Ronald R. Hanna replied to jeff herman's discussion "LEAVE ME/US ALONE". in the group Spiritual Writing and Publishing
"No.  But He allows you perfect peace and solitude when you're in the meditative state, yet still "has your back."  You can't be "left alone" if you believe that the Great and Supreme resides within you…"
Jul 20, 2012
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""Your ability to realize, and act accordingly, is as your capacity: Self-contained!" RRH, 1978."
Jul 16, 2012
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Jul 13, 2012
Ronald R. Hanna replied to jeff herman's discussion DOES EVERYONE KNOW WHAT A PLATFORM IS? in the group Book Promotion
"That differs from a business plan, how?"
Jul 12, 2012
Ronald R. Hanna replied to jeff herman's discussion HAVE YOU TRIED GETTING AN AGENT? in the group Fiction
"Yes.  Even when snail mail and postage stamps with SASEs were the only means.  Now, the Great and Supreme must be my agent, for my works are still progressing, but only as He sees fit.  I have given up on the standard agent; too many…"
Jul 11, 2012
Ronald R. Hanna replied to jeff herman's discussion QUESTIONS? Precede answers. in the group Book Promotion
"Is it advisable to STOP writing for a minute and promote previously published work with all your energy?  I took about three weeks and rode a wave of PR for my latest novel, and after a few slow days, have begun writing another new one.  I…"
Jul 10, 2012
Ronald R. Hanna replied to jeff herman's discussion WHAT DO YOU FIND FRUSTRATING ABOUT GETTING PUBLISHED? in the group Fiction
"Reaching a wider audience as would be afforded by a major imprint.  Self-published 11 novels, and have good reviews from publications from the Washington City Paper,, to the (Capitol) Hill Rag.  Featured on WAMU…"
Jul 10, 2012
Ronald R. Hanna replied to Readith Mwila Muliyunda's discussion TO KILL OR NOT TO KILL?? in the group Spiritual Writing and Publishing
""Environmental impact study" might uncover a spatial void occupied by the demonic spirits of those convicted of murder, subsequently murdered themselves via official sanction, and coagulating and conspiring as a group to wreck havoc on…"
Jul 6, 2012

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What do you do?
What school did you attend?
University of the District of Columbia
What is your hometown?
Washington, D.C.
What are some of your interests?
Music, Writing, Reading, Photography

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Such characters!!!!!

Posted on March 27, 2012 at 2:28pm 0 Comments

I've been writing on a new novel for a week now, and I'm struggling to STOP for a minute and just relax.  Ever create characters that are so unpredictible you can't WAIT to see what they are going to do next?  I have some pure-D FOOLS working on my last nerve!!  As in my last novel, I'll probably finish it in a short span of time, because these FOOLS won't let me be!!!

External views on some internal perspectives

Posted on March 20, 2012 at 2:28pm 1 Comment

I hope I don't raise offensives with this post, but I notice that most of the members here are white and as an inquisitive African-American am always wondering what some views of present events might be amongst you, of things that I look at through not only my colorful prism, but with the imaginative mind of a fiction writer.  Not saying that our prisms differ much in the human perspective, but merely that I'm certain my life experiences are quite varied, coming up in serious poverty and in …


Recent history?

Posted on March 14, 2012 at 2:24pm 1 Comment

Just how "recent" is recent history, and what events do we consider to be of an historic nature?  Is it whether or not they'll be remembered annually one-hundred years from now?  Or even ten years down the road?

I pose this question because over in Facebook, the WAENetwork presence asked me if I might blog here about the people whom I've interviewed as a "cub reporter" back in the 70s and '80s who inspired me to become a writer.  I worked for the Washington Afro-American newspaper,…


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