I’m not sure what I expected from an in-store book signing but, for a first time, it wasn’t terrible. In the three hours I was there I sold 10 books, three of which were purchased by bookstore employees. It was a learning experience and I had some great conversations with the store patrons who decidedContinue reading “Emma’s First Book Signing: A Reflection”
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Success at the Faire!
Keychains: 17Earrings: 7Books: 44Signs: 1 This year for Mother’s Day weekend I drove to Marshall, Michigan to sell my book for a second time at the Royal Stagg Renaissance Faire! Above are the figures from a weekend of sales, knocking last year’s numbers out of the park. If you’re wondering about the non-book items, whenContinue reading “Success at the Faire!”
2022: I’m Looking At You
I’ve got some high expectations for the coming year and while I’m trying not to think about the fact that 2022 could be interpreted as ‘2020 too’ I also respect that to-do lists are guidelines more than hard and fast rules. The reason I say that is because I’ve got quite a lot planned forContinue reading “2022: I’m Looking At You”
Adventures at the Selfie Museum!
So don’t get me wrong, I love writing. I love being an author and nothing could convince me to quit pursuing it as a life’s passion. But one of the aspects of life as an author is…marketing. blech But, miracle of miracles, for once, in pursuit of promoting myself, I actually managed to have aContinue reading “Adventures at the Selfie Museum!”
A Trip Back in Time aka Day at the Faire!
This past weekend I sold my book as a vendor at The Royal Stagg Renaissance Faire in Marshall, Michigan. At 6AM Gipsy Danger and I got in the car and drove roughly an hour and a half to mid-Michigan and began to unpack the car. My initial hope was that, were I to need helpContinue reading “A Trip Back in Time aka Day at the Faire!”
I recently held a contest on my Tiktok account page3master for a signed copy of my book. I got a good amount of engagement as far as likes/comments/shares considering it was my first time trying anything like this. That being said, I know a lot of my followers don’t have or are not interested inContinue reading “Tiktok”
It Takes A Village
While it’s not impossible to get through life alone, I’d hate to feel like I ever had to. In that facet of my life I have been very blessed indeed. I have an enviable support system made up of not just friends and family, but also coworkers as well. That’s probably one of the mostContinue reading “It Takes A Village”
Marketing Takes WORK
In the above images you will note that. In the whole of 2019, I got just under 3000 views to my website. Just over halfway through 2020 and I’m pretty close to hitting those numbers again. I attribute this to many factors: my book releasing, a concerted effort on my part, and the dystopian novelContinue reading “Marketing Takes WORK”
Some of you may have noticed that my website looks completely different. That is because I was inspired to jazz things up. Yes my previous design was minimalist and professional, but I’m not so it wasn’t working for me. So over the next few weeks you may see the website try on and eventually decideContinue reading “New Look”
The Pinterest Marathon
I spent most of my free time Friday, and five minutes this morning, uploading all my blog posts to My Pinterest Profile. The reason it took me so long was because they kept putting a spam block on my account to prevent, well, spam. Which is understandable because I was attempting to upload 107 posts rapid-fire toContinue reading “The Pinterest Marathon”