The above picture is what I got when I did a Yahoo Image Search for ‘Tough Call Meme’. I laughed, so it stuck. It doesn’t help me at all though.
I took some time this week to schedule enough Teaser Tuesday posts to get me to the end of May. I had begun doing them for Legends of Windemere and stopped when War of Nytefall: Eradication came out to focus on that. Well, I sold all of 5 copies of the latter, so I might as well jump back to the original plan. Anyway, I’m posted all the way through Volume 12 and the final 3 with spin-off will carry me near the end of June. It covers a lot of ground, but I have a problem.
All I’m doing is taking teasers from years ago and reposting them with some polishing on the introduction. I have a lot of trouble figuring out what will and will not work in terms of teasers. This means I’m going to have to junk the concept entirely if I can’t figure out new ones. Yet, it’s really the only consistent promotional post that I have, so I would need to replace it with something equally useful. No idea what that could be.
Character interviews? Those never go well because most people don’t get involved.
Character profiles? Done those several times and nothing new there.
Questions about my series or characters? Maybe, but I find that I don’t get a lot of bites with this. Same issue with the interviews.
Hate to say it, but I’m running out of faith and steam here. Due to my schedule of work, parenting, and trying to be a human being, I get very little time to wander blogs. I end up stumbling onto a lot of reblogs too, which causes trouble. Through my phone, I’m not able to comment because it seems to believe that I’ve unfollowed most people. Unless I can find it in the WordPress app, I can’t do anything and it’s been that way for nearly two years. I don’t get to my laptop until the evening and we’re talking LATE. I can’t spend the 1-2 hours I get going over blogs every night. So, I’m not able to interact and that’s definitely hurting me. The situation keeps getting worse, huh?
This is more of a rant post than anything else. I can’t think of anything special to do with Tuesdays over the summer. Even if I tack on Ichabod Brooks, Nytefall, and Bedlam, that only gets me into August and prolongs the inevitable. Are there any scenes that people who have read my books want to see on here? Any characters that they want to see get more attention? I really can’t tell what works and what doesn’t anymore. People seem much more interested in my Saturday rants and goals than anything relating to my actual books and the art of writing. Be nice to get some feedback. Thanks.