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Don’t know about you, but I receive tons of solicitation emails besides the penis enlargement ones. Yet, the only emails that set my teeth on edge are those from people I kinda know who do the hard sell. You know the type: pushy, aggressive, demanding.
In other words, people similar to me.
I don’t do that. Even here in my blog, I’m a soft-core pusher of my books. Which may explain why, despite accolades and awards, I’m not a best-seller yet.
Notice I wrote, “yet”?
Getting back to the topic, the other day I received a blast email from an acquaintance of yesteryear when I worked on Wall Street. He rammed it chock-full of information, all starting with:
In other words, this man wrote about his company, his coaching, his famous podcasts all about getting jobs and his success at recruiting.
I laughed sardonically. As if there still are jobs in the US! For years, I said there was 23% unemployment. Trump vindicated me with his 25% estimate.
At any rate, after reading four paragraphs, I wondered, “Why is this man torturing me? Why didn’t he bother to spend time to realize that I haven’t been on Wall Street for six years?”
So, I shot him an email in response:
Terrific! Would love to be on your podcast promoting my award-winning books!
The I man: How do any of them fit with job hunting?
Me: As much as your email fits with my vocation of novelist.
The I man: I don’t see it.
Of course he doesn’t - because my point of view doesn’t count, only his. And then it hit me with a wallop - evidently, over six years, I’ve ineffectively marketed my books if this schmuck doesn’t even realize I’m a novelist.
Here we go:
Best Comedy of 2011:
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Best Erotica of 2015:
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Way Before Its Time:
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The book also references numerous times dates at Dunkin Donuts. It was, therefore, no surprise to see this:
Amour Anarchy, a Memoir
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