Her handle is “That Literary Lady” and Yolanda M. Johnson-Bryant wears many, many hats, including published author, freelance writer, columnist, novelist, editor, ghostwriter, literary, social media and entrepreneurial consultant and advocate, volunteer, Toastmaster and overall geek.
Currently, she is the Area 42 Governor for Division F, District 37 Toastmasters in North Carolina. She is the Vice President of Education for Speakerpreneur Toastmasters District 37, Club #1407099, Greensboro, former Vice President of Education, current member and charter member of MprovMasters Toastmasters District 37, Club #1874547, Greensboro, former District 37 2011-2012 Registration Chair and current Assistant Division E Governor of Public Relations. Mrs. Johnson-Bryant received her CC (Competent Communicator) Award, and her CL (Competent Leadership) Award. She is currently working on her ACB (Advanced Communicator Bronze) Award and her ALB (Advanced Leadership Bronze Award).
This hard worker is a volunteer with Junior Achievement, the Volunteer Center for Greensboro, and is a mentor for the New Choices Program for the Women’s Resource Center in Greensboro, while volunteering in various areas in the Piedmont Triad.
Yolanda is the founder of LW Media Group, Literary Wonders!, Literary Wonders Kids!, The Author’s Hideaway, Bryant Consulting, That Literary Lady , Yolanda M. Johnson, and Sweethearts of the Triad.
She launched the Sweethearts of the Triad in an effort to profile women-owned smalls businesses in the Piedmont Triad that assist in revitalizing Greensboro and the surrounding areas in business and volunteerism. Her intentions are to make this an annual event with a yearend banquet and the crowning of Sweetheart of the Year.
In addition, Mrs. Johnson-Bryant a published author of three published novels, Circumstances, Revelations and My Daughters Keeper (out of print). She presented and participated in Crimes of Passion: The Anthology and Second Time Around: An Anthology. She also has a short story in Jean Bailey Robor’s She’s Got A Big But!: Get Past Your Excuses & Realize Your Dreams. Her latest novel, 27 Flagship Cove—the first book in the Tommy Lane Christian Thriller series—is pegged for release in January 2013, while her first teen novel Someone to Watch Over Me is pegged for February 2013. The busy author is pegged to release the first installment of her That Literary Lady Knows Series in November of 2012.
Yolanda is a freelance writer and is a regular contributor to Examiner.com, EzineArticles.com and ChristianFictionOnlineMagazine.com.
In addition to her community volunteer work, Mrs. Johnson-Bryant conducts classes and workshops on literacy, self-publishing, writing, social media, marketing and entrepreneurship.
She currently resides in the Piedmont Triad area with her husband and is the proud grandmother of three beautiful grandchildren.
To find Yolanda on the Internet, just “Google” her!
Listen to her iTunes Podcasts:
On The Air With That Literary
The Author’s Hideaway
Catch her on her YouTube Channel
That Literary Lady