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Walls says it took her more than 25 years of agonizing over the “intensely personal” and “potentially embarrassing” childhood experiences before she managed to approach her story in a constructive way, and then it took another 3 to 4 years of rewrites before the book was ready for publication.
“I’ve had a long history with conventional publishing and like most authors, I suspect, I had both good stories and bad stories to tell. So I decided to self-publish my mystery series, and in doing so I was tackling a bit of a mystery of my own, plunging into a whole new world in which I would not only be the author, but the editor, publicist, and marketer as well.”
You can read Brad's new blog project where he, as a gay author, is chronicling his journey reading the Bible for the first time: The Bible Project. As a resident in a gentrifying neighborhood, his novel - This Too Shall Pass - grew out of his concern for what constitutes a community and the types of tests that bring out the best and worst in the people who reside there.
Effective book publicity relies on strong promotional messages, which are extracted from the themes contained in your writing that, collectively, make up the premise of the story.
If you'd like to share a story about change or explore the potential for change in the life of a story character, or if you'd like to contribute creative writing tips or talk about your own writing and publishing journey, contact me to arrange a guest appearance on my blog