Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys
This article originally ran on CreateWriteNow on September 23, 2022. It's being re-posted as part of the WOW (Woman on Writing) blog tour
When I was little, I knew that I wanted to be an author. For years I would fantasize about writing, locked away in a room somewhere, away from people, just myself and my typewriter (then word processor, then computer) churning out stories and watching my books become bestsellers.
What a cute image, right? The problem is that I was not the only little person with those fantasies, and my stories are just a few words in the giant vat of words produced by the talented writers of this world.
Writing a novel is hard work, but it turns out that it is the easy part when it comes to getting your book in the hands of readers. Once my book was published – a whirlwind of its own – I realized that I was now in the business of self-promotion.Read More