James Wesley, Rawles author of the famous prepper novel Patriots and editor of SurvivalBlog.com talks about the three most likely disasters to face America, relocating to lightly-populated regions, why he writes novels instead of survival manuals, the power grids and what would life be like without them, the highest priority for family preparedness, why it is important to have food storage and a garden for self-sufficiency, what we need to have on hand for family sanitation, what is well-balanced preparedness, whether the threats of EMP and solar flares are exaggerated by the media and what are some the things that are most often overlooked by preppers.
And hear about his new book Expatriates- and how it is different from any book he has written before.
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James Wesley, Rawles (born 1960) is an American author, best known for his survivalist-genre Patriots novel series, which have achieved bestseller status on the New York Times list. Rawles is a former U.S. Army Intelligence officer. He is the editor of SurvivalBlog.com, which covers survival and preparedness topics, and has published collected material from this in two books. He also works as a survival retreat consultant. Rawles is a conservative Christian.
He is now a freelance writer, blogger, and survival retreat consultant. He has been called a "survival guru" He was described as the "conscience of survivalism." Rawles is best known as the author of the survivalist novel Patriots: A Novel of Survival in the Coming Collapse.
Blog and consulting
Rawles is the editor of SurvivalBlog.com, a blog on survival and preparedness topics. The blog has been described as "the guiding light of the prepper movement." He concentrates on preparing for possible threats toward society. In his various writings, Rawles has warned about socio-economic collapse, terrorist attacks, and food shortages.
As a consultant, Rawles advises his clients, primarily via telephone, on emergency preparedness.