This has been quite a week as I’ve launched my book. Thanks to everyone who supported this project in any way:
- Watching my virtual book-launch video
- Reading the excerpt
- Sharing the news with someone
- Endorsing the book
- Promoting it within your company or network
- Buying a book in any format
As promised, here is this week’s YouTube reading and free excerpt. Enjoy!
It’s good to know your work is finding its own reward. To your blog readers who haven’t taken the plunge — It’s a great read!
P.S. Directorial tip: never touch your hair on camera.
Laurna – 🙂 Many thanks for the endorsement and the tip. The darn stuff just falls forward. I need some glue . . .
During my brief career in theatre we used many types of “sky hooks” in this department, short of staples and nails (used in other departments). Hidden hair pins, smoothed-over teasing (back-combing), hairspray, a slight change or addition to the styling are solutions that spring to mind. Maybe that’s why teleprompters were invented: so the actors did not have to bend their heads to read a script. You could post your script “writ large” behind your camera and read without holding your copy. That would also free both hands for dramatic gestures. I wouldn’t want to disturb the “Masterpiece Theater” effect, however.
Laurna – LOL. Boy, it would have to be some-big piece of paper, as Newfoundlanders say. Some big. I suspect a podium might work better but, in truth, I am likely to get all the technical details sorted about the time I finish doing them.
Great stuff, Isabel
I just downloaded a copy onto my Kindle, and will include a blurb about your project in my next week’s blog.
Tom – Thanks kindly! I appreciate the support.
Congratulations! Perseverance is always needed, and I am glad you are now rewarded. Inspiring!
Judith – Many thanks. I suspect it’s better to have written a book than to be writing one, but a lot of life seems to be like that. 🙂