Today’s giggles come from writers Kristen Tsetsi and R.J. Keller (aka the Paper Rats) and their awesomesauce Youtube video series “Inside the Writer’s Studio“, which enlightens the public with way more publishing-chick truth than I am comfortable with. (I don’t want anybody to know that stuff. Deny, deny.)
This is how it really is. Unfortunately.
I read a lot (a lot, a LOT) of marketing blogs, and those folks take themselves seriously.
What?! You don’t have a sales funnel?
Aren’t you at least split-testing your landing pages?
WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU DON’T HAVE A LANDING PAGE?!
~marketer faints~ /end scene
It’s easy to get caught up in all the writerly details of human psychology and selling and forget...
T.H. Mafi is hilarious.
Here is the evidence.
Go read this post on the ten phases of rejection, and try–just try!–not to laugh.
I dare you.
I first read it while drinking Coke.
Big mistake. Big, big mistake.
This is, perhaps, the funniest thing I saw in 2010.
If not, it’s close.
If you’ve ever encountered a newbie writer with eyes full of stars (or maybe you still are one, and that’s okay, too!), you need to watch this video.
It’s Stephen Hawking meets literary dreams meets Captain Obvious.
By the way, if the video above won’t play for whatever...