I'm not one to be completely selfless (don't get me wrong), but I'm not one to walk around tooting my own horn either. I'm more one of those people who thinks I shine more if I stand next to someone great and reflect off (and on!) their great qualities.
And, honestly, I get really sick of people who do nothing but toot their own horns. To me, there's little worse.
of my little book accomplishment here,
and, moreso, to do this endless promotion thing that I'm supposed to do,
without making myself (or you) puke.
It's definitely that old conundrum:
Enough about me, let's talk about me.
I mean, the truth is, it's been a long, long road to get here. And, I'm excited. And I've worked hard. But the bigger truth is, if I ever want another book deal again, I have to. I have to get the word out there.
It's a dog-eat-dog bookworld out there these days, with everyone scrambling to figure out how to stay in the game when the game has sprouted octopus legs jiggling and waggling everywhere.
So, I'm leaving you a barf bag, and I'm taking one myself.
Let me know if you need another.
Otherwise, I'm hoping you'll hang on for the flight.