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Empty room: empty heart?

January 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Empty room: empty heart?

It is every author’s nightmare – you’re invited to an event, maybe a bookshop signing, perhaps a panel at a convention – and when you poke your head in the shop or the conference room, it’s rather empty. Your audience are a total no-show! In this article on the publisher Tor’s website, author Lish McBride writes about something that all authors dread: No-show events. http://www.tor.com/2017/01/30/the-authors-guide-to-no-show-events/ Have I experienced a few of these low attendance disasters myself? Fairly close, as it happens. I think the problem is that in the age of social media, most authors are only a tweet or a Facebook post away, so the draw of meeting authors in the flesh […]

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