Promoting, it felt more like selling most days. There was no joy in the process for her so she always looked for ways to avoid it.
She felt most alive when she was creating. This was her gift, her love, her way of contributing to the world. Promoting was something that others could do for her. She was more than happy to pay a few extra dollars and let someone else do the promoting.
She adored writing, she had control over the story, the characters, the twists and turns. It brought a significant sensation of joy whenever she created these magical stories. She was also elated to share her stories with the world around her. To be engaged with the fans of her work brought excitement and pleasure within. She was a writer, not a promoter. Continue reading Promoting: When the Writer Became the Promoter