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What I Believe #IWSG #BookMarketing

Hola,  Insecure Writers Support Group ! Nice to see you. Once again, thank you Mr. Alex J. Cavanaugh for bringing us all together to help each other through the ups & downs of this writing adventure. My insecurity, or rather challenge, this month is going to sound rather strange, particularly considering that I have a new release  next month. What I'm struggling with right now is to not market my book. That's right, I said not .  After five years of observation and direct experience, I've come to beleive that once a book is written and out there, there's very little an author can do to sell her own book. I've seen authors work their bums off, implementig really, really good marketing strategies with little to no sustained impact on sales. I've seen other authors do hardly anything at all and meet with great success.  I believe sustainability of sales depends on a perfect storm of appealing cover/blurb/premise, the right timing, compelling story, an