Author Archives: Dawn Brotherton

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Book Festivals

Just finished the Williamsburg Book Festival. It’s a great chance to connect with readers and writers-in-the-making. I love sharing a story. Your story can be about anything–totally fiction, autobiographical about how you were raised, a children’s book teaching a lesson. Stories are fascinating! And I love helping them reach the world. I was encouraged today […]

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Getting the word out-Author Series

Getting the word out-Author Series Blue Dragon has pulled together a group of authors local to the Hampton Roads, VA area to form the Author Series. We give talks to book clubs, schools, timeshares, and housing communities. Part of being an author is making your own opportunities. My husband and I own a timeshare (vacation […]

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Twitter Contests for Writers

Twitter Contests for writers. A dream come true. A while back I wrote about finding a literary agent on Twitter. has an article on this topic that you should check out if you have a finished manuscript in search of an agent. Here are the upcoming contests from Twitter they list: April 5: #AdPit […]

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More to Writing than Writing

There is so much more to writing than writing. It never ceases to amaze me how much more time I spend on my writing career that doesn’t involve getting my story on paper. There is setting up book signings, then doing the signs for it, then the pre-advertising, and, and , and… Oh, but before […]

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