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Remember that talk I gave for the Latino Writer Society back in November? How stressed I was? Well, it did have a ripple effect. I went to Barnes and Noble to talk to their CSM about carrying Hot Shot. She was a bit discouraging when I introduced myself. She asked if I knew how many authors asked to be carried in the store. I kind of laughed it off, saying, "Who knew San Antonians were so prolific?" But she agreed to take my info, and I gave her the postcard I had written everything on. She glanced at my name and recognized it from the time I spoke at the Latino Writer Society! After that she was much more encouraging, talking to me about participating in a booksigning in April and everything. So, hey, paid off!

AND I finished my revisions on DLB. I'm going to sleep on them and send them back to the editor in the AM. So since I'm back working on the Texas historical.....

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1 comments:

Anonymous said...

Way to go, Mar. I went around to the stores with sales packets I'd made...promo pics, excerpts of the book, you name it...met with CRMs, etc. I did convince 3 stores to carry my book...which was great, until my pub went belly up. Sigh. That will NOT happen here! :) Looking forward to seeing Hot Shot on the shelves. (One of my sales calls resulted in the booksigning I had at B and N...I will never forget how special you made that day for me.)

J

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