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Hello

My name is Roy Haney and I would like to introduce you to me and to my website
BLUE BUFFALO PUBLISHING.

With the exception of a few years, I have lived in the California East Bay Area. I received a B.S. from the
University of San Francisco and an MBA from Golden Gate University. My life experiences and education
have given me the knowledge, perception and intuition to apply myself in life and it lead me to becoming a
Human Resource management professional. I loved the work that I did in Human Resources and I was
very successful at it. However, it never fully satisfied the need I had when transferring thoughts and ideas
to paper; particularly when imparting a metaphorical sentence or idea resulting in a clearer
communication of an idea or story. So fast forward…I decided to do what I had a passion for and wrote a
novel titled,
YESTERDAY’S RAIN: LEGEND OF THE BLUE BUFFALO.

After finishing the manuscript for YESTERDAY’S RAIN, I aggressively tried to find an agent to
represent me and get my book published, but none of them wanted to represent an unknown author.  The
common responses that I received was that they were not accepting new authors or it
was not in their
genre. Frustrated I decided to self-publish
YESTERDAY’S RAIN.

I started my own publishing company based
upon a character in my book, the Blue Buffalo, and
BLUE BUFFALO PUBLISHING was born. My book
has sold on several large on-line booksellers including
Amazon, Kindle and Google and I see it offered at other Internet sites, including overseas.  I have received
five-star reviews on Amazon and favorable comments that you can see on my Title and Author Page. I
have also received favorable reviews in the Sacramento Book Review and the San Francisco Book
Review.

I had completed
YESTERDAY'S RAIN while working full time as Human Resources Director for a
prominent East Bay company ...Quite a conscientious endeavor. I thought that after completing
RAIN, I
could just as easily whip out the sequel.  However that was interrupted by a demanding business plan
that included company growth during a slow economic period and heavy negotiations. So the plan was
indefinitely delayed.   

I have just fully retired from my professional life in Human Resources and intend to continue writing. My
current writing project is the sequel to
YESTERDAY’S RAIN titled A VIOLENT STORM: RETURN OF THE
BLUE BUFFALO.

I feel fortunate and gratified that I was able to write, and publish my book through my own company.  
However, I have changed my position and direction in becoming a publisher and will concentrate the Blue
Buffalo Publishing Website in the publicizing and announcement of my own writing.



Thank you for your interest in my book and I hope that you will continue to follow my writing.  
ROY E. HANEY
&
WELCOME TO BLUE  BUFFALO  PUBLISHING
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