Some Thoughts on “Self-Promotion”

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I’m generally not into offering criticism of anyone but politicians on the Internet. But this post, entitled, “Try Hard in Clown Shoes,” mystifies me, and perhaps my thoughts here might be useful to other debut authors faced with the task of self-promotion. The author of this article seems to hold that promoting your own work is embarrassing at least and … Read More

Shameless: Or, How to Promote Your Debut Novel on Goodreads

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My debut novel, Hot Season, comes out on November 1st this year. Which means that June officially kicks of my Season of Hustling, which is closely related to (and overlaps with) my Season of Asking. Over the last three months, I’ve asked for ongoing support from my friends, family members, and fans through Patreon, and I’ve asked for blurbs and … Read More