Authors, Writers, Publishers, and Book Readers
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Over the last few weeks, almost every conversation with friends and family has started with variations of this one phrase, “Man, you’re really getting out there with your books!” I find a lot of humor in this comment because the truth is. I’m not. At least, I don’t see it that way. Sure, I’ve been keeping people updated on the latest news and such and I sound like I’m really successful. But the truth of the matter is that over the past month I have faced trial after trial. Between marketing…Continue
So, I have a confession to make. I’m a gamer. Not an avid gamer, mind you. But I do enjoy playing puzzle related games whenever I’m stuck on a section in my writing. And I’ve noticed a lot of comparisons between book marketing and gaming.
I have this one mystery/paranormal game that is so much fun to play, but like life, it won’t hold your hand. You have to figure out what you’re supposed to do in each section by yourself. Sometimes I mess up and have to start at the beginning of…
“Don’t take yourself so seriously!” I’ve heard this phrase more times in my life than I can count. And, it’s quite a true statement of life in general. But when you have a goal that you’re absolutely passionate about, well, that’s an entirely different story.
See I recently took part in a book fair where about twenty self-published or indie published authors, spent six hours representing their work and learning from each other. It was a fantastic time, I met new friends, and it was…Continue