Posted on 09/17/2018 at 11:10 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jess Lourey and Shannon Baker hate to break it to you, but as a writer, you’ll still have to leave the garret or garden shed every so often if you want to sell books.

They’re willing to concede, though, that this can strike fear into the introvert’s heart.

So they have a trick for working the room, as unnatural as it feels: create an “author persona.”

You don’t adopt a whole new personality; you just fine-tune a few aspects of your existing one to power you through the appearance.

Learn more in their guest post on Joanna Penn’s blog.

Categories: Behind the scenes

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