Upcoming Twitter Chat Schedule!

The #WritingHarvest Twitter Chat is back on this month! Aren’t you excited? I know I am. I have some exciting projects and things coming up for the #WritingHarvest Peeps. Be sure to read all the way to the bottom and make sure to click on the link and fill in the questions.

First off, our next Twitter Chat will be held on July 25th at 3pm Pacific Time. Be sure to join our #WritingHarvest Facebook Group and our Pinterest board. (Ask to be added as a pinner and I will add you.) Twitter Chat, #WritingHarvest, Devin Berglund, Writer, Writing

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What You Can Learn About Marketing From Vegas (The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly)

 Marketing is very important. Don’t mess it up!

I was just recently in Vegas. I looked out the hotel window of Ceasar’s Palace. All the neon lights lit up the night sky. The Bellagio fountains went off in sync to a song and hundreds of people walked the Vegas strip. It got me thinking about marketing.

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What could make a bunch of people come from all over to a small oasis in the middle of a desert.

The big M word.

Yep, MARKETING.

Have you ever felt like your brand is a small oasis in the middle of a desert, just waiting to be found? If so, read on. You will find out some of the good, the bad, and the ugly of Vegas Marketing.  Continue reading “What You Can Learn About Marketing From Vegas (The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly)”

10 Tips For Hosting A Twitter Chat

SodaDo you want to host a Twitter Chat?

If you don’t know what a Twitter Chat is, check out this post first. And be sure to check out when our schedule to see when the next #WritingHarvest Twitter Chat is.

1. Find a perfect hashtag. Make sure the hashtag isn’t being used.

2. Pick a date.

3. Get the word out. (It’s smart to make sure you have enough time to advertise it so enough people hear about it.) I started advertising and getting the word out about it about 4-5 weeks before I scheduled the Twitter Chat.

4. Start planning for it. Start by, writing up a page of questions. Aim for at least 10-12 questions that relate to your topic.

5. Make sure it is under 140 characters. That is – make sure your question is under that amount so you can include the hashtag and so others may retweet it, if they like. Continue reading “10 Tips For Hosting A Twitter Chat”

A Twitter Chat? What is That?

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Have you ever heard of a Twitter Chat? (are you a writer? If so, check out our #WritingHarvest Twitter Chat Schedule)

If not, you’ve come to the right place. Read on. Continue reading “A Twitter Chat? What is That?”

What Not To Do When Editing Your Novel

You DON’T Want To Do This, while Editing…

What Not To Do When Editing Your Novel (1)Editing a novel can be a lot of work.

Many people don’t know how much work really goes into the books on the shelves at bookstores.

People don’t see the thousands of hours spent in a dark room editing, cutting words, rewriting them, doing all that before a deadline, and then doing it all over again.

I thought I’d share with you all some of the things I learned from editing my book The Mason of Hearts this last time. These are the things a writer shouldn’t do while editing their novel. I am going to be fully truthful with you here.

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