Voirey Linger I vividly remember the early writing days and constantly wondering if I was doing this writing thing right. The only thing I knew to do was open a document and start typing. I looked for reassurance and guidance from writing groups, looked at workshops, was overwhelmed by all the information out there about… Continue reading Dear New Author, You’re Doing It Right
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 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
When I was younger, I was a big roller coaster fan. My brother and I used to spend a day at Six Flags doing nothing but running from one coaster to the next. When my kids hit the daredevil stage, I was right there in line with them, willing and able to ride the tallest,… Continue reading Thrilled, but vaguely nauseous. Thanks for asking….
I’m reminiscing about Ireland on this fine day filled with sunshine and two inches of fresh snow. I visited the emerald isle in 2012 and would go back and stay longer the next time. It’s beautiful, magical and you can always find a rainbow (because it rains a lot there). The people are friendly, feisty… Continue reading Get Lucky on St. Patrick’s Day by Elle James aka Myla Jackson
As writers we dedicate a good deal of time to honing our skills. I don’t know any author who doesn’t seek to improve and grow in the craft. But sometimes I think we place a little too much emphasis on technique and not enough on instinct. You see, I’m a pantser. I wrote my first… Continue reading Embracing my inner pantser
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.