Talking points

  • Marketing ourselves in every moment/editors and agents and readers are watching, wear, dress, speak, what you say, don’t say … how open, how closed off …
  • James’ writing conference story
  • Thomas’ Courtship Story
  • Not Everyone Has Ears to Hear
  • Don’t Respond in Kind
  • What did James do wrong? Nothing.
  • Personality styles
  • The way James used to be …
  • Give yourself freedom, accept the fact not everyone will like you
  • This applies to readers as well … The Princess Bride

Wrap up

  • Remember, you’re marketing in every moment
  • Accept the fact you won’t connect with everyone
  • Concentrate on what you do have, not what you don’t


  • MyBookTable use coupon code “novelmarketing” to get 10% off.


Liked it? Take a second to support Thomas Umstattd Jr. on Patreon!

Want more help?

Get a weekly email with tips on building a platform, selling more books, and changing the world with writing worth talking about. 

You have Successfully Subscribed!