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Catch Up On The Blog Tour!

August 13, 2015

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We’re about halfway through the Womanhood, Writing, and Relativity Blog Tour! Thanks to a set of wonderful and amazing bloggers, I’ve had the chance to chat about the book, my creative process, going from a blogger to an entrepreneur and the million dollar question…will there ever be a Thirties Unscripted?

Here’s a quick recap:

Google Hangout with Erica Nichole

Much love to Erica Nichole of Everything EnJ for being the brains behind our very first Google hangout! We chatted with some lovely women–Yetti of YYetti Says, Lauren and Lindsay of Twenty Something Living and Ericka from Empress Designs. There was wine, laughter, lots of head nods, inspiration, quotes, f-bombs and tons of love and encouragement. Check out the entire hangout below.

 

The Feisty House | DREAM JOB Interview // Tyece Wilkins of Twenties Unscripted

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“This year is the first year I’ve received a profit from Twenties Unscripted, and it has not been a consistent stream of income at all. In fact, last month after I published my book was the first time I really sat down and tracked my expenses. That was a sobering experience! I am in that awkward, tough, inevitable and important phase of starting to truly see Twenties Unscripted as a business, which is difficult for someone who has been accustomed to marketing free content. The process of going from personal blogger to entrepreneur is not easy because you’re conditioned to underestimate the worth of your words and knowledge.”

Read the full Q&A here.

Queentrepreneur: The Lady Boss Series ft. Author Tyece Wilkins 

“Twenties Unscripted: A Journey of Womanhood, Writing, and Relativity is more than a compilation of blog posts. I also now don’t see them as blog posts, but really as essays. I took time to think through the architecture of the book–everything from the “Beyond the Essay” snippets, to the sections I developed, to the layout. I breathed a new set of life into the work and truly reinvented it. I extracted myself from my journey as a writer and thought about the experience of a reader—what sections would resonate with them, what essays deserved amplification with the “Beyond the Essay” sections and how I could cultivate something that would translate into the best reading experience possible.”

Read the full Q&A here.

Womanhood, Writing, and Relativity with Briana Ford

“Writing in second person is one of my writing weapons of choice. Some writers are storytellers; others are lyricists. Some know just what to write in an opening paragraph to draw you in; others know just what to plop in the closing paragraph to keep you enthralled. We all have techniques and tools unique to our writing styles, and writing in second person is one of those tools for me. I’m not sure exactly when I started doing it, but it became a way for me to still tell extremely personal stories without feeling overly and overtly confessional. I reached a point where I wanted to move from telling everyone my business, so to speak, to letting personal experience influence more universal and timeless posts.”

Read the full Q&A here.

#HerStory with Tyece of Twenties Unscripted

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“Think about distribution, production and marketing. When I started the book, it was a small scale project–something I thought I would only offer as a limited edition item for my blog’s third anniversary. But the more time I invested, the more I embraced this project as my first book. However, by the time I embraced it as my first book, we were knee-deep in layout and graphic design. I had not given enough thought to things like the platform we chose to use (which had its advantages and also had its setbacks) or how I would promote and market beyond the release. You can’t ever know everything in advance, but knowing a bit more of the ins and outs about distribution, production and marketing would have saved me some time.”

Read the full Q&A here.

And, don’t forget you can purchase the book on Amazon, snag a signed copy from me or get the discounted PDF version.

Hang out with me for the rest of the month as I hog other people’s blogs and continue talking about the zany and never-ending learning process of writing a book. Still have six stops to go!

Xoxo,
Tyece

Book Launch Party Photos | 7.16.15

July 27, 2015

Here are some of the photos from the book launch party. Thanks to my wonderful friend and photographer Jazzmin Williams (@jazzthenoise) for capturing a night I won’t soon forget.

The book Twenties Unscripted: A Journey of Womanhood, Writing, and Relativity is now available as a paperback and digital version. Head to the book page on Twenties Unscripted to purchase your copy!