A recurring theme in the publishing world for both independent and traditional publishers is the business of writing. Learning how to see yourself more as writer or an author and see yourself as a business person. What tools do you need in your writer’s toolbox to get started? What kind of questions should you ask? How can you take your writing career to the next level.
Join me as w give you tools for the Writer’s Toolbox with author and writer’s coach, Dr. Linda F Beed. You can call in at 646-595-2083, press 1 to be live on air. Or, you can download the WLUV Radio mobile app. Tune in!
After submitting to a short-story contest, those who read the entry convinced her that she had a work worthy of publication. Disturbed by what potential publishers wanted to turn the story into, she established On Assignment Publications and released Business Unusual. She followed that publication with Flavorful, her short-story contribution to Home Again: Stories of Restored Relationships. That compilation became a 2011 best anthology of the year nomination.
Her Gifts, book one in the Living His Love series is her first inspirational romance novella. That work will be followed by the novel Through the Fire, the second in the Covenant series.
As a conference coordinator she has shared in the success of national literary events such as Romantic Times. She also serves on the faculty of the Black Writers and Reunion Conference. Her other writing endeavors include contributions to Shades of Romance digital magazine. Dr. Linda is also the founder of ‘It’s In Your Hand’. This annual event serves to bring together entrepreneurs and those needing encouragement for the exiting business or contemplating turning their passion into a fulltime or part-time business.
A veteran children’s minister, Dr. Linda is a living example of her tagline: Using Words to Bear Good Fruit. She is a member of the Seattle/South Sound chapter of the Professional Women of Color Network and the National Council of Negro Women. In her quest to help further the education of others she is on the Board of Directors for the T&T Foundation.
Dr. Linda Beed