Brinda Berry · writing advice

Break Emergency Glass in Case of Writer Meltdown ~ Brinda Berry

We’ve all been there. Your kids accuse you of parental treason. Your house resembles an episode of hoarders with last week’s trash smelling suspiciously of pepperoni. You swear that pajama pants can be dressed up. You’ll just throw on something besides flip flops. Really. The reason for the insanity? You have a manuscript deadline. It… Continue reading Break Emergency Glass in Case of Writer Meltdown ~ Brinda Berry

Brinda Berry · planning · tools

Don’t Throw Files Into The Black Hole by Brinda Berry

Sometimes the simplest advice is the best. Writers hear so many great tips about craft, publishing, and marketing. Today, I’m going to give you a tip that applies to all three areas. If you don’t have an electronic filing method, begin today. Don’t wait until you spend more time looking for misplaced information than you spend writing.… Continue reading Don’t Throw Files Into The Black Hole by Brinda Berry

Brinda Berry · Marketing/Promotion · tools · writing advice

The Red Zone by Brinda Berry

Every author has a favorite part of the writing and publishing process. My personal favorite is brainstorming the new story. I’m giddy thinking about research, character profiles, and plots. The front end of the process is pure heaven for me. Let me organize my Scrivener note cards by chapter and plot point. Stand back as I choose… Continue reading The Red Zone by Brinda Berry