Writing

Thank you, Toni Morrison

As a writer, at this point, I’m a nobody. Even though, I have been writing for fun since I was twelve, I didn’t believe that what I was writing, who I was as a writer, even my place in American society as a Black female speaking on behalf of Black females would resonate anywhere. Then …

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Secrets to #pitmad Success

For anyone new to Twitter Pitches or #PitMad in general, this sums it up. It also has great tips for creating pitches (which is tough stuff for most writers).

#TestWriter: Using Mailchimp (or, What the Heck am I Doing?)

First of all, thanks to all of you who subscribe to my blog, whether you’re engaged and commenting or just passively looking at my posts. You’re here, so thanks so much for being here! However, most of you are WordPress members, which tells me I’m really not getting much traction outside of WordPress. Since I’d heard so …

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DIY…Writer?

Isn’t that redundant? Well… kind of and emphatically not.  There are a lot of tools, services, and companies offering products to writers, specifically to indie authors.  But most are new not tested, and some even border on scamming hopeful authors. So I guess the term I’m looking for is more like Beta Tester. In any …

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Podcast Confusion–Explained

So, everyone these days is talking about podcasts. Listen to my podcast, did you hear this podcast, I want to start a podcast… if you are (still) wondering what a podcast actually is and how to get it, here’s a great article. It’s a little over a year old at this point, but still relevant. …

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Writing approach

After a meeting with one of my Writer’s Groups yesterday, I came to this conclusion. May not be completely right, but it’s how I see it.

In my reading nook

A little supplemental material for the upcoming week and long weekend….