This is definitely how I will not get people to review my new book, My Ideal Partner. Check it out at http://www.abbiejohnsontaylor.com/memoir.htm .
I wrote and published a book. That should have been enough.
I did this to prove to my competitive brother that I too, could accomplish something important. He finally believed me. That should have been enough.
Other people read my book. They liked it. That should have been enough.
The following is a 19 step game plan you should NEVER use to get lots of book reviews.
- Feel confidant that you are the new Hemingway and the public has waited with bated breath for your book. (Contemplate whether that should be bated or baited? Feel a twinge of regret that you didn’t hire a book editor.)
- Decide that getting one or two online reviews couldn’t hurt.
- Give your best friend (of twenty years) your precious baby and anticipate her gasping at the acknowledgments page. Give her the extra expensive hardcover version with the dust jacket. GIVE. Yes for…
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