Modesty, Perfection and Promotions (Guest Post by Sally G Cronin)…

Some wonderful advice from Sally Cronin, blogger, author, nutritionist extraordinaire, on promoting yourself. Start today showing yourself a little love and support! 😚

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If it was not for our modesty we would be perfect!

This term is usually reserved for those people that we meet who are brazenly open about their achievements and have no problem as they say ‘In blowing their own trumpets’.

I come into contact with a lot of writers, including when approaching for an interview on my radio shows. The reluctance I met on most occasions was baffling and yet once I managed to winkle these writers out of their modesty shells they thoroughly enjoyed themselves and loved the attention.

Firstly let’s establish why we write. Apart from the odd person who wishes a cathartic experience by writing down their life’s experiences; most of us write to be read. We should also admit at this point that the majority of us do not have a million pound budget or a personal assistant available to market said writing.

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About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with nine children's books for PS-Gr 4, five middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and two novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her children's book, Lamby the Lonely Lamby, won a Silver Medal in the Mom's Choice Awards. Book 1, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and Honorable Mention from Readers' Favorite Book Awards. Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and so did Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. Jerry the Crabby Crayfish won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award. All her books are available on Amazon.com, Create Space, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on a mystery series for girls, a sequel to her first novel, Hunting Mariah, and a YA fantasy series will be coming in 2018 along with more children's books. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog https://jemsbooks.wordpress.com for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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3 Responses to Modesty, Perfection and Promotions (Guest Post by Sally G Cronin)…

  1. Thanks for re-blogging Janice 😀 XX

  2. Ileana says:

    Buna ziua si bine v-am regasit !
    Toti se emotioneaza la suferinta unui prieten, dar numai un suflet cu adevarat bun, se poate bucura de succesele unui prieten. Iti multumesc ca-mi esti alaturi!

    Hello, well I found!
    Everyone touches the suffering of a friend, but a very good soul, enjoy the successes of a friend. Thanks to you with me!

  3. Ipuna Black says:

    Thank you for sharing this! Sometimes it’s hard to know where to manage your time as a writer! ❤️

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