This week I attended a class through Romance Writers of America. It was about motivation and setting goals. OMG. We’ve heard enough about this subject, haven’t we? I’ve been writing for five years now and I learned about setting goals early on. You would think I would keep at it, set those goals every year,… Continue reading Movitation – what really works?
The Battle of the Bulge – Writing Short There’s more to writing short than less story. Join the Diamond Sate Romance Authors for a glimpse into the beauty of brevity. Learn tight writing, secondary plots, characterization and backstory. We’ll discuss tips and techniques that help craft better stories of any length with fewer words.… Continue reading Open Workshop – Writing Short
Technologically savvy, I am not! But I’ve been making promo like a pro on Pixlr Editor. Well, maybe not a professional, but I do alright. Take a peek. So, how did I do it? I learned the basics. Layering Importing Resizing Image Adding Text I’ve yet to master the magic wand, but maybe… Continue reading Megan Mitcham is Partying with Pixlr
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
Some say gone is the spark book blog tours and even cover reveals kindled at their pinnacle. Some say the next big thing is the trailer tour. Now, let’s be frank, I have no idea what the next big thing in marketing will be. Darn it. But I’m willing to give anything a try once.… Continue reading Get Trailertastic with Megan
Mailchimp is an email marketing software many authors use. For several years now, I’ve used the online program to send out my blog posts. I can automatically email my blog subscribers according to a schedule I select. I also can see how many readers open the email as well as click on a link within… Continue reading Brinda Monkeys Around with MailChimp
My post is late today. I’ve been on vacation. I knew the deadline was coming, but I put it off. There’s something to be said for timing. Last month I told you I’d taken some time off to read for fun and try to make sense of comments I’d received about romantic suspense. While I… Continue reading Timing is Everything