Promotion; the key to selling books, and the pain and the shame

I know I am not alone in my dread of promoting my own books. It’s not only the obviously shy or tongue-tied who cringe at the idea of sitting behind a table in a bookstore, trying to catch the attention of the people who pass by deliberately avoiding eye contact. Or reluctant to approach event … Continue reading Promotion; the key to selling books, and the pain and the shame

reunion: who are you? Who was I?

reunion;  (OED)   the act or instance of reuniting; the condition of being reunited; a social gathering especially of people formerly associated. Google “school reunion” for more advice than I hope you will ever need:  6 Reasons High School Reunions should not exist; 5 Reasons to attend your high school reunion;  school reunion ideas, quotes, songs, … Continue reading reunion: who are you? Who was I?

Why Launch This Book in a Church — Part 2

In case you missed Part 1: https://bettyjanehegerat.com/2014/03/21/why-launch-this-book-in-a-church/ Saturday, April 26. Sixty people, Owl’s Nest sold out of their copies of a family of any other name; Exploring Queer Relationships, a beautiful mix of church community, writing community, LGBT community, and a lot of conversation when the readings were done and we moved on to book … Continue reading Why Launch This Book in a Church — Part 2