R.L. Herron

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His earliest known ancestor arrived in the colony of Virginia in 1635, from what is now Northern Ireland. A mere 313 years later, Ron was born in central Tennessee. His parents moved him north as an infant and, despite a monumental dislike of winters in Michigan, he still lives there with his lovely wife, an ugly mortgage and one enormous cat.

He once worked for some of the world's largest advertising agencies, and had a long public relations/marketing career with an international Fortune 10 company. He has written multiple works of fiction.

His novel REICHOLD STREET was a 2012 Readers Favorite Gold Medal Winner that KIRKUS REVIEWS called "Skillfully written and emotionally charged..." and WRITERS' DIGEST commented, "Readers are in f
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“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. There's no way around these two things that I'm aware of, no shortcut.”
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“You've got to jump off cliffs and build your wings on the way down.”
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“People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.”
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“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
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R.L. Herron You're quite welcome, Donna. Always nice to meet avid readers.


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Donna Thank you, R.L., for adding me as a friend on Goodreads. Your books look interesting. Glad to meet you here.


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