My goal for this week is to entice readers to pick up a copy of my new release CHASING LUCK. This isn’t my first book. You’d think I would have a marketing plan ready to roll. The truth is this. There aren’t enough hours in the day for me to execute all the grand ideas… Continue reading Advertising the Goods by Brinda Berry
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 tragic to down right minuscule. Since diversity is ever-present in our lives, you’d think we would have grown accustomed to dealing with it. Alas, sometimes we freak over the tiniest… Continue reading Bend Don’t Break
Have you ever read a book that rocked your world? I recently attended a conference and had the opportunity to hear a presentation by author David Rock. He was a dynamic speaker and gave some highlights from his non-fiction book, Your Brain at Work. I enjoyed his humorous explantions of how we are making everyday… Continue reading I’ve Been Doing It All Wrong ~ Brinda Berry
As I got older, my eyes got weaker. Something I blamed on age. It never crossed my mind that it was my lifestyle. Boy was I wrong. I went to the doctor, and had an eye opening experience. No pun intended. I work during the day as an ultrasound tech, which means I… Continue reading Our eyes, the windows to our world that we destroy a little each day.
This month I started, finally, editing the manuscript I’ve been working on for the past year. My editing technique still needs some perfecting, but I’m learning and it really is progressing. This week, reading through my roll of blogs to which I subscribe I ran across a blog about editing. It is written by an… Continue reading An Editing Technique – Reverse Outline
I think writing should always stay fun and fresh. That’s one reason I recently switched historical settings to write an American frontier series. I like to try new methods of writing, too. I have author friends who are die-hard plotters, working with strict, detailed outlines, as well as friends who are complete pantsers. When I began… Continue reading More Tools for Plotting
We all have our different ideas of what qualifies as romantic. On my blog this month, I’ve been hosting authors and asking them questions about romance. As a writer, your characters won’t always agree with your ideas. It’s better if you can think outside the proverbial box and make the most unique situation into a… Continue reading What is Romantic?