Tip ThreeWhen you see a random stranger reading your book - in a library/mall/church/prison/bus - dont accost them, introduce yourself, offer to sign their copy and gush your love for their impeccable taste in literature. Don't invite yourself to sit with them so you can give them the page by page account of how you… Continue reading Etiquette Tip 3 for Newly Published First Time Authors
Tip TwoWhen you see your book forlornly cast upon the lower shelves or (heaven forbid) in a bargain bin, do not take it and place it strategically on the bestseller shelf. In front of Harry Potter and those damn sparkly vampires. And if a bookstore does not stock your book, please do not creep in… Continue reading Etiquette Tip 2 for Newly Published First Time Authors
Tip One Do not stalk your book in bookshops. Don't loiter in store aisles pretending to ponder the mysteries of the Oxford Dictionary because you're really waiting to see a customer pick up a copy of your book, read the back blurb. And then (o wonder of wonders!) open the cover and begin to read!… Continue reading Etiquette Tip for Newly Published First Time Authors.