Thinking about book signing anxiety

When marketing your book, you’ll probably want to promote your book by getting in front of people, such as at a book reading or a book signing. For writers, who often are more introverted, that’s a daunting assignment. To prepare yourself for such a presentation, thinking a little about your fear actually can be helpful. Are you comfortable speaking in front of others? If not, what can you do to limit your anxiety ahead of such an event?

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My name is Rob Bignell. I’m an affordable, professional editor who runs Inventing Reality Editing Service, which meets the manuscript needs of writers both new and published. I also offer a variety of self-publishing services. During the past decade, I’ve helped more than 300 novelists and nonfiction authors obtain their publishing dreams at reasonable prices. I’m also the author of the 7 Minutes a Day… writing guidebooks, four nonfiction hiking guidebook series, and the literary novel Windmill. Several of my short stories in the literary and science fiction genres also have been published.