Category Archives: Black Culture (African American)

My Novel “All For Love” Through The Years

My first book “All For Love” has had three covers.   The first one is the original 1996 paperback cover.        Next is the 2013 eBook update cover.           The third is the present … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Invisible Love Interest: The Overweight Black Woman

I highly recommend this article: Hollywood’s Invisible Love Interest: The Overweight, Black Woman | Jezabel Online. To quote a paragraph from the article: “And, if viewing habits are any indication, and silence is consent, we’re perfectly happy with our overweight sisters … Continue reading

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Author Of The Day: Raynetta Manees!

I’m so happy to be today’s “Author Of The Day” on the “See You On The Net” website. Here’s the link to the page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SYOTNWorkshop/  

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I’m Living “Part II” Of My Life–And Loving It!

Truer words were never spoken. I flat-lined twice in April during my heart attack. Flat-lining means my heart stopped beating. After God brought me back to life the truth of these words was burned into my brain. When I was … Continue reading

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Black Friday Author Of The Day: Raynetta Manees

Mark your calendar–I will be the “Author Of The Day” on Nov. 24, “Black Friday,” on the See You On The Net website. I’ll post a reminder closer to the date.

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Podcast Interview Tomorrow, Oct 16: Author Raynetta Manees

This is an invitation to my radio Podcast interview that will be tomorrow Oct 16th at 1 o’clock.  PODCAST ADDRESS: https://worshipradiodetroit.com/glamour-shoppe-talk/ MY AMAZON AUTHOR PAGE: amazon.com/author/raynettamanees Hope you can join us!

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Goodreads Book Giveaway Results: “All For Love: The SuperStar”

487 people entered the #Goodreads book giveaway for an autographed copy of my novel “All For Love: The SuperStar.”  And 187 people added the book to their “want to read” list.  Thank you all!   I, of course, cannot release … Continue reading

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Goodreads Book Giveaway Reminder: “All For Love: The SuperStar”

There’s still time to enter the book giveaway  Goodreads is hosting a for my novel “All For Love: The SuperStar!”   The giveaway ends a week from today, next Thursday, Oct. 12.  The book was a finalist for the 2017 Emma … Continue reading

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Question: Should I Use Big Words In My Writing?

By a “big” word I am assuming you mean a word that is either lengthy and/or cerebral. The most important factor in your choice of words is to use the right word, that is, the word that most the appropriately … Continue reading

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Happy HIDE A BOOK DAY! Find Hidden Raynetta Manees Books!

Happy HIDE A BOOK DAY! Authors & readers all over the world are leaving books out to be found today!  I have “hidden” three of my books; these are pictures of my books in their hidden locations.  Look closely—I’ve pictured … Continue reading

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