Today, CLG catches up with author Beth Orsoff (visit her website), one of the blog’s 2006 interviewees!
Sadly, although I have finished a couple of manuscripts since selling my first book —
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What’s one thing you’ve learned about the writing industry over the last year?
Selling the second book is even harder than selling the first book! Also, in terms of promotion, there’s only so much you can do on your own if your publisher isn’t pushing, too (and by that I mean buying you front table or end cap placement). Sorry to be such a downer. I’m still writing and still have hopes for my writing career, but I really thought (and I think others may think this, too) that after selling the first book, it would get at least a little bit easier. Unfortunately, at least for me, that hasn’t been the case. Ce la vie.