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Kerry Reis

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Kerry Reis was born in Oregon and grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. As an undergraduate, he attended the University of California at Los Angeles, where he graduated with a bachelor’s in motion picture and television arts. He worked for ABC Television for twenty eight years and became the associate director of digital broadcast communications for the Disney ABC Television Group. He has travelled widely throughout the United States and Europe and lived in Los Angeles, California for 40 years, but has just recently relocated to the Denver, Colorado area.

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Kerry Reis I remember hearing the story of William Faulkner who went to speak about writing to a group of college students. He stood up on stage and asked the as…moreI remember hearing the story of William Faulkner who went to speak about writing to a group of college students. He stood up on stage and asked the assembled students how many of them wanted to be writers. After everyone's hands went up, he proclaimed, "Then what are you doing here? Go out and write." Then he left the room. Writing is patience while finding the commitment and security to express yourself. It will require one to listen to criticism and determine what criticism is valid and useful and what isn't. Even though I self-published my novel, I still paid for a round of professional editing, which I feel provided a professional polish to the work, well worth the price. Some writers have stories lined up for ages, while others may only see a few stories in a lifetime. For the later, remember that Harper Lee only wrote one novel, but "To Kill a Mockingbird" is a literary classic.(less)
Kerry Reis I do not have any specific books on my reading list this summer. For the past few years, since self-publishing my novel, I have supported other indie …moreI do not have any specific books on my reading list this summer. For the past few years, since self-publishing my novel, I have supported other indie writers who have connected with me through social media by purchasing their book on Kindle format, reading it, and honestly reviewing it on Amazon and Goodreads. For indie writers, receiving reviews are an important means of getting their work in front of readers, and readers need to know that the reviews they are seeing are truthfully presented. For a few of my skilled fellow indie writers with multiple works who have positively supported and respected my reviews, when my “to be read” list gets low, I will select another one of their works and add it to my upcoming read and review list. Presently, I have a couple of works on my “currently reading” and “want to read” lists, but I expect more to be continually added as I connect with more eager indie writers.(less)
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2020 Emmy Voting

This year has affected a lot of us, health-wise, financially, socially, and politically. For me, my plans and ideas to promote my new novel have been disrupted, as well as my hopes to have a few more exploratory road trips. However, I know that I have still been in a better position than many others on this planet. As a member of the Public Relations Peer Group of the Television Academy, I have be

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