Networking, or Bracing For No

I may have mentioned this here before (I complain about it a lot), but the days of writers typing furiously, sending the novel off to their editor, then starting on the next one are long over. Now we have to network and promote and talk to people.

Look, if I wanted to talk to people I wouldn’t have become a writer, okay? That’s, like, the opposite of the point. If I wanted to tell my interesting stories to people directly I would have gone into comedy or something.

But alas, here we are.

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Dearly Departed: Sarah Zettel’s Vampire Chef Series

I was recently bemoaning the fact that so many of the cozy series I enjoyed ended all too soon and wondered why that was. It seemed like one of those great publishing industry mysteries, destined to go unsolved. Then I realized, I know authors. I’m part of the cozy community now! I reached out to the author of the series that started my ruminating and here we are!

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