Excerpt from my article: Setting the Stage to Self-Promoting Your Children’s Picture Book
I equate publishing a book to giving birth to a child (obviously a female perception) -- a painstaking process that culminates into a unique, celebrated reflection of oneself. Publicly promoting something that is dear to heart can range from moments of sheer bliss to bouts of disappointing misery. After all, it’s comparable to placing a precious newborn in front of the world to be judged, dissected and scrutinized. You can (and you will) sing the praises of your own book until the cows come home, and still not sell many books. Kudos from reputable reviews sources and notable awards serves a valuable role in the promotion and overall success of your book. So it’s worth the risk to get it out there for some open scrutiny. Read the complete article here:
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