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Tips for Aspiring Authors [#18] Don’t worry about who HAS NOT read your work

By |August 30th, 2012|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , |

When you write your first book, people will be excited for you. Yes, you. Their friend. Their sibling. Their coworker. Their neighbor. Remember the glimmer you had in your eyes a long time ago when [...]

Tips for Aspiring Authors [#17] Don’t be a one-hit-wonder

By |August 25th, 2012|Categories: , |Tags: |

When I think of one-hit-wonders, I think of a recording artist who had a popular song years ago, and that was all they were ever known for. There are some one-hit-authors out there as well: one-book-wonders. [...]

Excerpt from Invisible Girl: The Suicide Journal

By |August 22nd, 2012|Categories: |Tags: , , |

Excerpt from Invisible Girl: The Suicide Journal Copyright ©2012 by Daphine Glenn Robinson April 13: The last sixteen years here have been hell. My birthday was yesterday and so far, being sixteen sucks. Well, every [...]

Today’s the day!

By |August 13th, 2012|Categories: |Tags: , , |

Invisible Girl: The Suicide Journal is available on Kindle and Nook right now! Download and share with your friends. Nook Kindle This is a powerful story. Check it out. As always, I love [...]

Invisible Girl: The Suicide Journal

By |August 5th, 2012|Categories: |

You are NOT invisible. You are NOT alone. God loves you. Yes, YOU. Teachers, youth group leaders, teens and young adults need to read and share this SHORT book with others. A few months ago [...]

INTERVIEW | The Burning Bush Christian Bookstore

By |July 27th, 2012|Categories: , |

When Caring What People Think came out years ago, imagine my surprise when I Googled the book and found a link to The Burning Bush Christian Bookstore. I’d never heard of them and [...]

Tips For Aspiring Authors [#16] Expect Rejection

By |July 10th, 2012|Categories: , |

I've been told no a lot. In fact, since taking this writing journey, I've learned to expect no. A resounding NO—with echoes billowing in the background. Between the no's I receive from employers who say they’ve [...]

Tips For Aspiring Authors [#15 ] Reviews Come With a Price

By |June 13th, 2012|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |

  Will you gasp and clutch your pearls? After I wrote my first book, I hired a publicist to help me with publicity and to get my unknown self out there. Imagine my [...]

Book Release Parties

By |June 3rd, 2012|Categories: |Tags: , , , |

In the book industry, they say if you've written a book on a particular subject, that makes you a subject matter expert or SME. Well, since I've planned and executed a book launch party, I [...]

I’ll Be Back

By |May 24th, 2012|Categories: |

Sounds like a line from an old Arnold Schwarzenegger movie, doesn't it? It was my intent to take the month of April off and to promote other authors and businesses, during my hiatus. I accomplished that [...]

Pinterest and the Reluctant Author

By |May 10th, 2012|Categories: , |Tags: |

If it hadn't been for this article on Bookbaby.com, I would still be in the dark about Pinterest. A few people suggested that I join, but I saw no need to join one more thing [...]

Grammar Goofs

By |May 7th, 2012|Categories: , |

Writers, I thought I'd share this from Copy Blogger. I absolutely love it because I've been guilty of misuse. Peace, DGR Like this infographic? Get more copywriting tips from Copyblogger.

BW&L Features Corey Aaron Burkes

By |April 30th, 2012|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , , |

...with a blurb about his book. Welcome to Books, Writing & Life. Introduce yourself and tell us about your feature.  I’m Corey Aaron Burkes and I am featuring my novel Butta’: Worldwide. Butta’: [...]

BW&L Features Yolanda Gore

By |April 29th, 2012|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , |

...with a blurb about her business. BWL: Yolanda, thank you for participating in A Blurb About Your ___. Tell us more. YG: My name is Yolanda Gore and I’m featuring my business, Virtual Write Hand. Virtual Write [...]

BW&L Features K. L. Brady

By |April 28th, 2012|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , , , |

...with a blurb about her new book. BWL: Hi, K. L. and welcome to Books, Writing & Life. Thanks for participating in A Blurb About Your ___ (ABAY). Tell us a little about your feature. KLB: [...]

BW&L Features Cherlisa Starks-Richardson

By |April 26th, 2012|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |

...with a blurb about her blog. BWL: Welcome to Books, Writing & Life, Cherlisa. Thank you for participating in A Blurb About Your ___ (ABAY). Tell us about your blog. CSR: I’m Cherlisa Starks-Richardson [...]

Written Voices Blog Interview

By |April 25th, 2012|Categories: |

Hey there! I was recently invited to do an interview on Written Voices Blog: African American Literature That Edifies the Soul. Stop by and read the interview. Leave a comment too. (Us bloggers love new traffic and [...]

BW&L Features Bridgette L. Collins

By |April 24th, 2012|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , , , |

...with a blurb about her new book. Hi, Bridgette. What are you featuring today? I’m author and fitness coach Bridgette L. Collins, and I’m featuring my new book, Broken In Plain Sight. Broken In Plain [...]

BW&L Features Delicia Pollard

By |April 22nd, 2012|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , |

...with a blurb about her business. BWL: Hi, Delicia. Thanks for participating in my blog feature series, A Blurb About Your ____ (ABAY.) Tell us a little about yourself and your business. DP: I’m Delicia [...]

BW&L Features Nicole Rountree

By |April 20th, 2012|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , |

...with a blurb about her new book. Hi, Nicole. Thanks for participating in A Blurb About Your ___ (ABAY). Tell us a little about yourself. I’m Nicole Rountree and  I go by the pen name [...]

Remember My Rejection Rant?

By |April 19th, 2012|Categories: , |Tags: , |

Hey, I just read something that I found disappointing, yet humorous at same time due to the fact that I know the person who wrote this piece. Remember the Rejection Rant I posted back in [...]

BW&L Features Miranda Parker

By |April 19th, 2012|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , |

...with a blurb about her book. What are you featuring? I’m Miranda Parker and I’m featuring A GOOD EXCUSE TO BE BAD, book one in the “Angel Crawford” Series. Tell us more.  A GOOD [...]

BW&L Features Angela Brown

By |April 18th, 2012|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , , |

...with a blurb about her company. Hello and welcome to Books, Writing & Life. Tell us a little about yourself. I’m Angela Brown and I’m featuring my business, Polka Dot Birdie, which provides [...]

BW&L Features Shae Martin Worthy

By |April 16th, 2012|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |

…with a blurb about her book. Hello and welcome to Books, Writing and Life. Tell us about yourself and your book. I’m Shae Martin Worthy and I am featuring my book Without Parental Consent. [...]

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