that recently jumped up and bit me in the ass.
relaxed sometimes, thinking I’ve got it all covered. You know, old hand who
knows it all sorta thing…!!
I know better, there are times when everything is going along so well, that I’m
just up there working hard, floating away on my little cloud.
books to go on special promotions for Friday – Together for Christmas and Lovable
but because of my own ineptness—the fact that I totally *FORGOT* what day it was—turns out I wasted my money plus the time
it took to get it set up.
which could possibly give me a bad name. I’m not sure how different venues
handle this type of thing—authors ignoring or forgetting to change the prices on their books—but I imagine the author only gets a few chances to screw
up before they’re denied services (my own supposition….must look into this one
Also, Loveable Christmas Angel had been
set up on Friday on a site called Read Cheaply. Now you might think this
wouldn’t bother me as much since it cost me nothing as it’s a free promotion.
can only submit a book every 30 days. In fact, I keep the date on a post-it
note in front of me so I can jump on it as soon as the time is up. Therefore,
to blow it after I’d waited so long, gives me a huge gut-ache. As you can
imagine, this is also one of the promotions that gets you great exposure and
usually a lot of sales. So all I can say is….. arggrrrrr!!!
again. I decided to take steps to remind myself of the day by placing it on my calendar
and have Windows Live send me an e-mail on the important day to remind me. Good idea –
– Right! Tonight I have to change the prices on my books. Unfortunately, ten
other things I needed to do before then took over and the thought faded as
fast as it arrived.
stopped kicking myself last weekend, I had also set the alarm on my phone for every Thursday at 9:00pm.
there I was last night watching my shows on TV, relaxing after a hard day of
writing and Rriinngggggg!!!
Don’t take anything for granted when it comes to remembering important chores.
Do whatever it takes to give yourself a nudge, a reminder, a kick in the…. ah…yeah!!