The Brave Little Blog

Posts about braving boss life, business and the blank page

Expert Tip – Knowing Your Audience is Critical to Your Book and Here’s Why

By Ally Berthiaume | February 1, 2022

Your audience is the group of people who are going to pick up your book, turn it over in their hands, and determine if they’ll buy it. You need them. A book isn’t for everyone, because not everyone wants to read the same book. Think of who YOU are writing to and your audience will show themselves.

Anniversary of our goodbyes. WRITING THROUGH GRIEF.

By admin | January 17, 2022

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Want to get started writing that book? Here is an expert tip.

By Ally Berthiaume | January 3, 2022

The first step in starting the book you’ve been wanting to write is to look within. Are you a “plotter” or a “pantser”? I’ve got an expert tip to help with that.

I’m Having a Very Lonnie Christmas. Writing Through Grief.

By Ally Berthiaume | December 23, 2021

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Reflections on the Past Year – Life’s Lessons, Guiding Lights, and Gifts

By Ally Berthiaume | December 3, 2021

This past year hasn’t been perfect or easy but it’s provided a great number of gifts, proving that even in life’s messy moments there is guiding light and beauty.

Lessons Learned From Writing My Book, Dear Universe, I Get it Now

By Ally Berthiaume | October 28, 2021

My book, ‘Dear Universe, I Get It Now’ is turning one this month. I am so proud of what I accomplished in getting my first book out in the world and I want to share with you what I learned.

Truths I Realized Along the Way: Learning to Live With Fears & Recognizing their BS

By Ally Berthiaume | October 19, 2021

Fear and doubt don’t really just up and disappear one day. I just practice living with them, like the roommates you can’t get rid of or the unwanted dinner party guest who accidentally got the invite.

Top 3 Reasons Why I Care About Telling Women’s stories

By Ally Berthiaume | October 1, 2021

Friends and family may have said “you should write a book.” That may be a compliment, but you should write a book because YOU want to and YOU believe in what you have to say.

Blog Cover: Four Fears that Nearly Kept Me From Writing My Memoir: #3 The Perfectionism Monster

Fear and Doubt – Four Fears that Nearly Kept Me From Writing My Memoir: #4 Being Overlooked & Judged

By TWPRT Editor | September 22, 2021

Writing nonfiction and memoir is a tricky business when you’ve got other real people (and not just yourself) to write about.

Letters aren’t dead. an interview with the author of dear universe, i get it now

By TWPRT Editor | September 17, 2021

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