Truman Capote said, “A boy has to peddle his book.” And he was right. Authors must be both salespeople and artists. That is, if they want to eat.
For me, this is a hard duality to inhabit. I’m an introvert, shy, timid, and sensitive. A hermitage suits me far better than a sales lot.
But, I started this journey with the understanding, the belief, that life is about pushing beyond the boundaries of comfort. Do something that scares you, I said to myself.
And so I did; so I am, in small, nerve-racking steps. Here’s a look:
For anyone interested, I’ll continue to be at the Country Fresh Farmers Market for the next few Thursdays, peddling my book. 9am-4pm. 240 Water Street, Henderson, NV. Hope to see you there!