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My name is Yolanda M. Johnson-Bryant DTM and my handle is “That Literary Lady.” I'm an author of women’s fiction and non-fiction. I am a radio host, freelance writer, columnist, speaker, and a literary, social media, marketing and branding consultant. I am a literacy and community advocate, as well as a volunteer, Toastmaster and overall geek. In addition to community volunteer work, I conduct classes and workshops on literacy, self-publishing, writing, social media, marketing, health and relationships.
I have over twenty-five years experience in the entrepreneurial, literary, marketing and speaking industries. I obtained my Information Technology education from Denver Technical College, The University of Phoenix and Guildford Technical Community College.
Before diving full-time into business ownership, I worked for companies like Charles Schwab, Equifax Inc., RealAge Inc., JP Morgan Chase, HSBC Financial, Midland Credit Management and Triad Internal Medicine and Associates.
I am the President and CEO of Bryant Consulting and LW Media Group, and is the founder of the not-for-profit organization Sweethearts of the Triad. I'm a freelance writer and a regular contributor to (link hidden), (link hidden) and (link hidden). I'm a former contributor for Women, Entrepreneurs Leadership and Learning (W.E.L.L.), RAWSISTAZ Literary Group and the Gatekeepers Post.
I have published four novels, 27 Flagship Cove, Revelations, Circumstances and My Daughters Keeper (out of print). I presented and participated in Crimes of Passion: The Anthology and Second Time Around: An Anthology, and my touching story appeared in Jean Bailey Robor’s, She’s Got A Big But!: Get Past Your Excuses & Realize Your Dreams. My forthcoming novels, 3737 Grim—the second book in the Tommy Lane Christian Thriller series, The Krazies, Accepting Baby Mama Discounts, Expecting Wifey Benefits and my children's book, based on my granddaughter are pegged for release in 2016. I will also release the first installment of myr That Literary Lady Knows Series in 2016.
I am the former Division E Governor for District 37 Toastmasters, which covers the entire state of North Carolina and am a member of various Toastmasters clubs across the Triad area. I have served roles in the district that include Area 42 Governor, Vice President of Education, Vice President of Public Relations, Secretary, Assistant Division Governor of PR, the District Technology Team and District Registration Chair.
Since joining Toastmasters in March of 2010, I have strived for self-improvement in leadership, and professional speaking. I was awarded a DTM (Distinguished Toastmasters Award), the highest honor awarded in Toastmasters International, in October 2013.
I am a hard worker and have volunteered with various organizations including Junior Achievement, the Volunteer Center for Greensboro, as a mentor for the New Choices Program for the Women’s Resource Center in Greensboro, and as a Volunteer Health Specialist for AARP of North Carolina.
I currently resides in the Piedmont Triad area with her husband and is the proud grandmother of three.
You can find me on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google +, Pinterest, Amazon, Periscope, and Instagram. Or if you love Google like I does, just “Google” me!
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