“Buy My Book Now,” said The Clueless Author

I just needed to share this. C.S. Wilde rocks!

C.S. Wilde

Why do some authors release a bland post when their book’s out, saying, “My book is out. Available on Amazon. Buy now!”

“Buy now?” Seriously?

I hate posts like that so much that I literally lose my shit over this (by the way, the misuse of ‘literally’ here makes for a super gross mental picture, doesn’t it?)

Why would any reader invest on you because you’re TELLING them to do so? How do they even know that they like you as a writer?

Engage with your readers. Don’t tell them to buy your book, SHOW them first how awesome your stories can be.

Then once your book is out, you can write…

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