I’ve been so busy the last few days designing ads, finding places that would be appropriate to place those ads, identifying potential reviewers, learning to use Photoshop to create animated gifs, monitoring my ranking on Amazon, tweeting, that … well, I’d forgotten to do that one little thing that writers do.
So much for balance.
I wrote on my little to-do list that it was time to write but then the idea of a promotional video hit me. I love working in Premier and editing video! A book trailer would be the perfect creation to support THE OUTER RIMS. This could be the thing that pushes me down into the low hundreds on the rankings! In just a couple of days I could have …
Fortunately I caught myself. It was intervention time. This was serious and there was only one thing to do.
I threw caution to the wind (along with all my marketing tasks for the day) and faced the problem head on.
I went to Barnes & Noble.
All it took was a grande hot tea and a multigrain bagel with cream cheese and I was back in the world I love — creating story!