Donegal Women in Business Network – Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Donegal Women in Business Network http://www.donegalwomeninbusiness.com celebrated their 20th anniversary on 1st October with a conference titled “Looking Back Moving Forward” at Lough Eske Castle Hotel. An Ideal Networking Opportunity Although many authors are natural introverts, networking with potential readers is key to selling books. Blogging and social media are valuable marketing tools. However, we often forget about linking with […]

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Basking in Sunshine at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Scotland basked in glorious sunshine during my recent vacation, which included a day at Edinburgh International Book Festival. The Festival ran from 10-26 August, and included “creative, joyful, and interactive experiences with the world’s finest writers and thinkers.” I joined the happy crowds on Sunday 25 August. Disaster Planning Mike Berners-Lee who is a sustainability expert, and author of “There is […]

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The Versatile Blogger Award Nominated by Kim from I Tripped Over a Stone

Many thanks to Kim from http://www.itrippedoverastone.com for nominating me for The Versatile Blogger Award. Kim suffers from Fibromyalgia and she always inspires me with her words of wisdom. She has written The ShadowBoxer’s, Fighting Fibromyalgia, Your Personal Journal. which happens to be the first interactive journal about fibromyalgia ever published on Amazon. The rules of the Versatile Blogger Award are as follows: […]

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The Sunshine Blogger Award Nominated by Mary Smith

Many thanks to Scottish author Mary Smith who recently nominated “Watching the Daisies” for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Mary blogs at http://www.marysmithsplace.wordpress.com She has written a number of books including my favourite read of 2017 – “No More Mulberries.” Please call over and say “hello.” The Rules Thank the blogger who nominated you in a blog post and make a […]

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Brigid P. Gallagher’s Golden Chapter — Books in my Handbag Blog

On 7 January, my memoir “Watching the Daisies” was featured on Jessie Cahalin’s blog “Books in my Handbag”, in a “Golden Chapters” post by author Jena C. Henry, who blogs at http://www.jenabooks.com It was a wonderful start to my New Year. Thank you Jessie and Jena. You can read this post via the link below: J ‘If you enjoyed “Eat, […]

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Book Bub – The Results of My First Test Ads

I procrastinated at length, over running my first BookBub ad campaign, largely due to my fear of both technology and change. However, I am glad I put my fears aside, as I have been pleasantly surprised by the results . Getting Started BookBub offer a number of helpful posts to get you started. Check out the following page: https://insights.bookbub.com/category/bookbub-ads/ They […]

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