“Forgotten Hollywood”- Just One of Those Magical Days…

Posted on November 23, 2013 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

(reporting from Miami)

   Today was an epic 24-hours in the Forgotten Hollywood journey! It began at the Miami Book Fest International.

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                             DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN

First, I got to enjoy a panel discussion, which featured one of my personal inspirations: Doris Kearns Goodwin. The interview was televised on C-SPAN. What happened next was infinitely exciting. I mentioned my Forgotten Hollywood Book Series on the cable network, before I asked the iconic writer a question. Doris was gracious, attentive, and wonderful. Of course, I also spent time at the Readers’ Favorite booth with fellow award-winning authors.

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                                                                 w/ author DEEPAK MENON

Back at the Airport Regency Hotel,  all of the talented authors were given their appropriate accolades in a star-studded evening that included actor and director, Eriq LaSalle.  The entire team at Readers’ Favorite made us feel quite special, and the event was filled with magic. I was additionally interviewed by a local college cable program, and I got discuss my upcoming projects, which include the Forgotten Hollywood Documentary, my Forgotten Hollywood Radio Program, and a third book in the FH series.

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                   w/ READERS’ FAV CEO DEBRA GAYNOR

Finally, I was awarded my Gold Medal from Readers’ Favorite in the Non Fiction:  Music and Entertainment category for Son of Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History. All-in-all, this was indeed a special day for Laurie and me…

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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