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A Bit of A Disturbing Self-Promotional Trend
(I've held off on this for a few days because frankly, it may be a bit ranty, and the heat isn't helping.)

A trend I've noticed lately is authors (and sometimes musicians) doing their PR in a "persona." You've settled on Godfrey von Goggles as a pen name, and by golly, you're goin
8/5/2011 1:29:21 PM
Psst! Wanna Buy Some Pictures?
Imagekind, where I'm selling some photos, is offering $10 off orders or $50 or more through January 1. The code is NewYears10.

Here's my gallery.

And that's my last bit of shameles

12/30/2009 7:21:13 PM
How to Schmooze at a Convention
Mary Robinette Kowal has a blog post reprinted at the SFWA site: "Conventions and writing, or Schmoozing 101."

There's a fine art to schmoozing, and she's got the balance right.

12/16/2009 4:54:44 PM
More Promotional Fail
This morning I woke up to not one, but two promotional e-mails from the same entity - to two different e-mail addresses.

This appears to be another misguided case of, "I'll just write everyone in my address book and apologize if they complain." Sorry, but that's not the way it works. Folks,

6/16/2009 8:07:34 PM
Just Got A Call Offering To Promote My Book
...that's been out of print for a decade.

I was working on a book outline and the phone rang. I almost let it go because there was no Caller ID info, but since my train of thought was broken, I was ready to unleash my wrath on some hapless phone solicitor.

Caller: Jody?

Me: 

4/2/2009 12:01:52 PM
More on Self-Promotion Gone Bad
(Note: Please see the update at the bottom.)

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned getting some spam from a self-published author. Victoria Strauss wrote about this phenomenon over at  12/23/2008 6:14:54 PM
How NOT to Promote Yourself
A couple of months back I wrote a post called "When Does Self-Promotion Go Overboard?" I didn't get terribly specific other than to say not to emulate bad behavior that drives you up the wall.

I was reminded of that post last night when I got a piece

12/11/2008 9:34:32 AM
When Does Self-Promotion Go Overboard?
Rat 'cheer, you may say.

I've been meaning to write about this topic for a long time. The reason I haven't has less to do with my mad procrastination skills than with a simple fact:

I'm guilty as hell of doing this myse

10/13/2008 4:30:21 PM


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A Bit of A Disturbing Self-Promotional Trend
8/5/2011 1:29:21 PM

Psst! Wanna Buy Some Pictures?
12/30/2009 7:21:13 PM

How to Schmooze at a Convention
12/16/2009 4:54:44 PM

More Promotional Fail
6/16/2009 8:07:34 PM

Just Got A Call Offering To Promote My Book
4/2/2009 12:01:52 PM

More on Self-Promotion Gone Bad
12/23/2008 6:14:54 PM

How NOT to Promote Yourself
12/11/2008 9:34:32 AM

When Does Self-Promotion Go Overboard?
10/13/2008 4:30:21 PM

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