Craig Rainey (1962 - ) is an American film actor, author, screenwriter, and musician. He was born in San Angelo, Texas and lives in Austin. His Texas roots hail back to the original Impresario settlers of Coahuila y Tejas under Stephen F. Austin. He is a military veteran, sales trainer and motivational speaker, and he cowboyed professionally in south Texas. His fiction novels include Massacre at Agua Caliente, Stolen Valor, a Carson Brand Novel, and Dark Motive, A Carson Brand Novel. His non-fiction sales training book, The Art of Professional Sales, Handbook for the Career Seller, was released October 2020. As a screenwriter, his scripts have won numerous awards at film festivals including: Best Narrative Period Piece, Most Likely to be Produced as a Movie, and was Official Selection for many more. Craig Rainey won Best Breakout Writer for the script Massacre at Agua Caliente.

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Queen Elizabeth – The End of British Nobility?

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The End of an Era? I have to admit that I watched almost every moment of the Queen’s funeral. Part of it was, of course, that my wife is...

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The Best Sales Training Book

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The Art of Professional Sales – Handbook for the Career Seller Why a Sales Training Book in Today’s Highly Informed Market? I...

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Stolen Valor: From Novel to Script – Rewrites Required

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After submitting Stolen Valor as a script – I learned a lot about what was missing The Irony is that I started my Writing Career as a...

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Balancing Time and Effort Between Writing and Life

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How did it all Begin? Only a few people know that I live more than a double life. It is more like a 5 part life – and all those parts...

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Man up! What does it Take to be a Man Today?

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What I want to talk about today is inspired by – actually it was a joke. For Christmas, my wife gave me what I call a bathroom book....

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Can English Teachers be Authors?

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  My wife and  I were at a dinner party with a very dear friend of ours, and her husband. She is probably the most devoted fan to...

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How I got Started as a Writer

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Yellowstone – A Former Cowboy’s Take on the Series

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Transcript from the December 2021 Podcast by Craig Rainey This might elicit a whole lot of response. The reason for it is, I’m going...

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A Short Story – Bert’s Tale of Booze

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Far from the plaza and in an untenanted portion of the great dead city I had little trouble in reaching the hills...

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Craig Rainey Videos – Most shot and edited by him.

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I have amassed a lot of behind the scenes video from the music, film, and acting businesses. I don’t guarantee the quality, but I do...

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