So…What’s Next?

Published February 28, 2012 by rochellewisoff

Question: What can be more exhilarating than seeing my writing, artwork and name in print?
Answer 1: Selling them.
Answer 2: Feedback of the positive variety.
Answer 3: Selling more!

Thus far I’ve sold over a hundred copies of THIS, THAT AND SOMETIMES THE OTHER, with my husband’s help, to friends and coworkers. Of course I hope word of mouth will bring more book requests but sitting on my thumbs and waiting for this to happen isn’t the best marketing strategy.
After a book signing hosted by my mentor, friend and co-writer, Patricia Clothier, in January I’ve thought of sending out feelers to others who might do the same. It was a sweet, intimate setting. I read my shortest story, answered questions and sold seven copies.
I really would like to do more readings like that. Again no one’s knocking down my door. So now’s the time to get in touch with my inner PJB (Pushy Jewish Broad). At the same time my inner cringing chicken is curled up in a corner.

One comment on “So…What’s Next?

  • Hi, Rochelle. I'll put this post and picture on the High Hill newspaper today. And I think the more intimate book signing is the best. I'll also write something about that…but good going on your sales. You've written a wonderful collection of stories and soon people will be searching for it.

    Like

  • Where do you think you're going without leaving a comment?

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

    WordPress.com Logo

    You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

    Google+ photo

    You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

    Connecting to %s

    RedheadedBooklover

    Just a redheaded woman who is obsessed with books

    zicharonot

    Memories and commentary.com site

    e.l. dalke: survivor

    a journey of fractures, in my own words

    Creativity for You

    Posts about creativity research and application from Thomas Ward, Professor of Psychology, University of Alabama.

    The Wasted Love Song

    life, fiction & other unrealities

    Jellico's Stationhouse

    Come on in and sit a while...

    WHAT PEGMAN SAW

    a weekly flash fiction prompt inspired by google maps

    Lori Ericson, Author

    An author's perspective of mystery and more.

    anelephantcant

    Random thoughts and images, some serious, some humorous, some pointless

    Honie Briggs

    SERIOUSLY!

    Alyssa Davies

    You Can Never Be Overdressed or Overeducated

    Flights of Fancy

    The Totally Unambitious Blog

    The Off Key Of Life

    Or….Identifying The Harmless Unhinged Among Us.

    What's So Funny?

    A WordPress.com humor blog

    The Write Melony

    Renowned Writer Extraordinaire - in my mind!

    unbuttoned or undone

    Hang on, Hang on

    A Dalectable Life

    The little and large things making my life delicious!

    Hoxton Spanish Tutor Info

    This WordPress.com site is the cat’s pajamas

    Sound Bite Fiction

    where nothing is quite what it seems

    yadadarcyyada

    Vague Meanderings of the Broke and Obscure

    mezzojan

    a libretto for the comic opera of my life

    elmowrites

    Writing about writing

    What's for dinner, Doc?

    La Gringa's Kitchen : Flips & Flops in Baja, Mexico

    Claire Fuller

    Writing and art

    Green Writing Room

    Hilary Custance Green's reading and writing notepad

    Oldentimes's Blog

    a little old, a little new, life in the slow land of country living

    %d bloggers like this: