How do you balance life and writing and all the obligations that come with being an author?
"Learning that I must while knowing that many people hunger for the next new thing and probably aren’t paying attention. I am an intensely, almost painfully shy person, and uncomfortable with the whole lookit-me, lookit-me aspect of marketing and publicity. I find people who only tweet to pimp their stuff to be a little obnoxious. Like, fine, dude, chill; if it’s good, I’ll get to it. I understand that kind of marketing has to be done, but it feels so unnatural. That’s probably why I like the Midwest: everybody just does their job and if you happen to notice, that’s great. If you don’t, the cows still need milking, regardless.
"That it takes constant work and a presence online. If your publishing house doesn’t have a huge marketing push behind your novel, it’s very easy to get lost among the other, bigger titles. Coming up with creative ways to stay visible takes energy." - Angie Frazier, author of The Eternal Sea.
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