I’ve noticed from reading the blogs of other authors that it appears to be standard operating procedure to share about your marketing successes. I guess it lends credence to you being a legit author and not simply a hack. To that end, I felt I ought to report that my book, which has been out nearly a month, has sold 1,106 copies. That sounds pretty good to me.
Also, it now has six 5-star reviews on Amazon. Maybe that’s not a lot, but at least they’re all rave reviews. So far, like the first book, not a single non-5-star review in the bunch. And that’s pretty cool.
[Editor’s note: You’re not doing a very good job marketing if you don’t even bother mentioning the name of the book: 101 Tips for Marrying the Right Person. Or the first book: 101 Tips for a Happier Marriage. Sheesh. You can find them both at my Amazon page.]
I’ve also seen three terrific reviews on websites, and I wasn’t even looking for them. (Perhaps I should. My husband came across one by accident.)
And I’ve done three radio interviews so far. The hostess of the last one said that a half hour was not enough time to unpack everything in the book, and she’d need to have me on again for a full hour next time. True to her word, I got an email from our publicist today about scheduling that hour-long interview.
So, stuff is happening. Thank you for reading about it. As your reward, here’s a story for you:
The girls and I watch episodes of Master Chef while the hubs is at one of his basketball games. When he gets home, they like to give him updates on who’s still in and who’s been eliminated. The youngest told him that she thinks so-in-so will be the master cook. He said, “Master Chef.” She said, “That’s the name of the show!”
He could see the lightbulb turn on as she finally put this together. 🙂
Do you watch Master Chef? What’s your fave reality show, if you watch reality shows? (This is the only one we currently watch. They certainly are guilty pleasures, aren’t they?)