There is a snowball effect that authors write about.

It is an anticipated event for an author.

A year after your book is published,

all your hard work and determination begins to pay off.


You write your first book.

Then you hope and pray that someone will buy it.

If you’re self-published–like me–you have to think about advertising.

You find yourself blogging and posting on Facebook, Twitter, and Google.

The sales trickle in very slowly.

You make your contacts.

You become friends with fellow authors and share your book with them.

You post about their books on your sites and they reciprocate.

You begin to enjoy writing your posts on your blog.

You start to wonder why you haven’t done this before.

You blog everyday.

You join more sites and find more friends.

You do favors and favors are received in return.

The pace picks up.

Life becomes…

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About Ethel Lewis

Born in Dallas, Texas in 1948 "Texan born and Texan bred." Currently live in Galveston, Texas. I share my home with my four friends and companions---all of which have four legs and very furry bodies. Two cats, two dogs. What's that old expression? "Jack of all trades, master of none." That pretty well describes me. Earned a living grooming dogs and cats for thirty years, drove an eighteen-wheeler for nearly ten years. Raised two wonderful children, a son and a daughter--both now grown, have 5 grand-kids, and 2 great-grand-kids. Love 'em all. I recently retired, and am excited to finally find the time to do what I enjoy doing most - Writing the stories and telling the tales, born in my imagination...
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  1. Thank you so much for sharing my post. It really is a snowball effect–Mihrank also re-blogged my post. I wanted to share my experience with other authors. Maybe there is a light at the end of this tunnel. Thanks again, Susanne

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