Posted on 06/22/2018 at 05:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Marketing is tough for many authors, but most of all for those who describe themselves as introverts.

Publisher and author L.L. Barkat understands.

After years of wrongly thinking she was an extrovert because she was outgoing, she realized that she was actually an introvert.

So if, like her, you don’t find yourself actively wanting to promote your book, it’s okay. She has your back.

Barkat suggests the following six methods for surviving a book launch as an introvert:

  • Keep the focus on others.

  • Make art (and encourage art making).

  • Think beyond sales.

  • Use automated services.

  • Stretch just a little. 

  • Decompress daily.

She explains each of these in full detail in a guest post on Jane Friedman’s blog.

Categories: Behind the scenes

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