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A Tale of a Comic Expo~ Brinda Berry

I recently attended the River City Comic Expo. As an author, I’m always looking for ways to expand my audience. I thought my young adult Whispering Woods series (sci-fi romance) would fit right into this environment. Several writers of sci-fi and graphic novels were there signing books and serving as panelists in concurrent sessions. My son (who… Continue reading A Tale of a Comic Expo~ 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

Marketing/Promotion · Sandra Jones

Planning a Virtual Book Tour with Sandra Jones

It’s been a long year waiting for my newest historical romance to hit the shelves. Way back in January when I received a contract for  Her Wicked Captain, I was a little eager to send my story out into the world. Okay, maybe I was like biting-my-nails, pulling-out-my-hair anxious! But after having several months to prepare, I’m… Continue reading Planning a Virtual Book Tour with Sandra Jones

Brinda Berry · Marketing/Promotion · self-publishing

Is a Cover More Than Eye Candy? ~ Brinda Berry

I judge books by their covers. I’m not embarrassed to admit it. As I walk down the bookstore aisle or click around the virtual one, I stop when I see a fantastic cover. For discussion purposes, I’m going to use a book from one of my DSRA sisters. Exhibit A:  Borrowed Cowboy. Here is a book meant for… Continue reading Is a Cover More Than Eye Candy? ~ Brinda Berry

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Fine-Tuning the Facebook Ad ~ Brinda Berry

I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. On the one hand, I love having a hotline to news about everyone. I can interact with friends (and strangers if I choose). People put their opinions out there boldly. It’s a TMI party and more  fun and controversial than an episode of The Bachelor. On the other hand,… Continue reading Fine-Tuning the Facebook Ad ~ Brinda Berry