It’s holiday time. You’ve probably been out shopping your little fingers to the bone. Giving the credit card a real workout. Buying a gift for the writer this season? Need a gift for me? I know it’s a real dilemma. Since I’m a giving sort of person, I’d like to share my Christmas shopping ideas. You’re… Continue reading The Writer’s Wish List ~ Brinda Berry
This weekend a few of us Diamonds took a little detour to the wild side. This is Arkansas. We live here. Many of us in rural settings. Arkansans are very stalwart when it comes their right to bear arms. Most of us enjoy hunting and just as many prefer the protection of a firearm to… Continue reading Keeping Up With Firearms
That’s a big question, and one we forget to ask. What we find ourselves asking is why can’t I write, and there are a list of reasons. Too tired after a long day. Too busy at work. Family obligations Stressed, sick or just too brain dead. The list is long, I know, I’ve used almost… Continue reading Why do I write?
Life is fast. Deadlines are close. Time is short. But if you want the most out or your brain you have to take care of it. What’s the key? Sleep. Hydration. Nutrition. Sex. Sleep: 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night increases your attentions span, peps your mood, and allows you to use your… Continue reading Megan’s Tips for Fueling the Writer
***This is a repost from years ago…because I need to remember these handy tips while I stare at a deadline that the beauty and unpredictability of summer are making difficult to reach.*** The one sure thing in life is change. Like the seasons, some are predictable. Others, like a bump in release date, are not. Alterations range from… Continue reading Megan Mitcham – Bend Don’t Break
So yes, I was a bad girl and waited until the last minute to upload this post, but it’s because I knew I would be at the Romantic Times Convention in Dallas and I knew I’d have hundreds of nuggets of information to impart. However, I don’t have time to expound upon the hundreds. I’ll… Continue reading RT Knowledge
We all have a need to make a cover or banner or some form of art work at some point in our writing journey. How many of us have that much time or enough funds to expedite it quickly and efficiently? Well, we learned how to make lovely, semi-professional banners/covers at one of our monthly… Continue reading Doing It Yourself – Banner Creation Made Simple