Overcoming Author Shyness

You grow up with injunctions against “showing off” which makes it difficult to bring out a book today. With previous books I could face my readers, find out what they wanted from the book, and often respond with suggestions. Facebook, LinkedIn are marvelous tools, and I get used to them only incrementally because of the technological filter. One reads so much from faces, voices, physical presence. When I speak at Toastmasters events, the difference is dramatic.But it’s still “showing off” I guess.


About helenscribe

Helen is a long-time writer, with experience in both fiction and non-fiction. Her latest fiction, an English cozy mystery "The Domino Deaths" is available on Amazon. She is also an amateur painter and sailor.
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