Our second in a fun series of infotainment videos designed to help writers and other entrepreneurs write, build a platform and publish, and integrate social media into your work lives to enhance your careers.

Please join us for a literary cocktail and lively chat with French-trained chef and social media maven, Abby Dodge. Find out how Abby uses Pinterest, Twitter and her blog to engage her readers. Learn how she created 125 recipes from 4 ingredients in “Desserts 4 Today“.

Watch her mix a Mint Julep – a cocktail with a delicious literary heritage -for herself and Tessa Smith McGovern, founder of eChook Digital.


Mint Julep Recipe:
7 sprigs of mint
1/2 oz. simple syrup (we used maple syrup)
3 oz. bourbon

Crush 6 mint sprigs into the bottom of a chilled glass. Pour in the syrup and bourbon. Fill with crushed ice. Garnish with the remaining sprig of mint and serve with a straw. Sometimes a splash of club soda is added.
Makes one drink.


Producer/Director Eileen Winnick
Videographer Mark Holleran
Executive Producer/Interviewer Tessa Smith McGovern, founder of eChook Digital Publishing.

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