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7 Signs You’ve Gone Too Far With Your Advertising

Hahaha! These are hilarious! Thankfully I’m not that far gone yet, and I haven’t turned into Jay Sherman…yet.

Legends of Windemere

A big chunk of an indie author’s life is promoting their books.  Whether it’s available or about to come out, you need to spread the word.  Yet, sometimes an author might go too far and things begin to unravel.  At least mentally.

  1. Your dreams appear in Twitter form and you are being chased by hashtags.  Trending topics fly through the background, most of them either politics or celebrity gossip.  The plus side is that you no longer have that nightmare about winning a badminton tournament and realize you’re naked.
  2. You proudly declare that you made 14 tweets, 3 Facebook promos, 1 blog post, 4 Google+ promos, 2 author interviews, and 10 guest posts before lunch.  Thankfully this declaration was on-line.  That way nobody knows you failed to shower, eat breakfast, brush your teeth, get dressed, let the dog out, pack a lunch for the kids, get them to the bus…

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Getting Out Alive – One-liner Wednesday #1linerWeds

 

“Do not take live too seriously; you will never get out of it alive.” -Elbert Hubbard

 

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This post is part of One-liner Wednesday:

One-Liner Wednesday – Sad Lemon is Sad

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Vacant – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

Valerie stared at the vacant lot they were considering buying. A vacant expression crossed her face as she imagined all the children who once played there in the past, enjoying games of stickball, kickball, and kick the can, and imagining all the children who will one day enjoy playing there once they turned the lot into a neighborhood playground.

 

 

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt:

https://awordadventure.wordpress.com/2016/03/29/tuesdayuseitinasentence-vacant/


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Hearts like dogs – One-liner Wednesday #1linerWeds #NationalPuppyDay

 

 

 

“What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs.” – unknown

 

Happy National Puppy Day!

Be sure to give your pups lots of love and attention, and please remember…Adopt, don’t shop!

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This post is part of One-liner Wednesday:

One-Liner Wednesday – It’s Al’s Fault

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Uniform – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

Allie  couldn’t understand why her teenage daughter, Amber, was so set on going to Richland Academy. They had such a strict uniform dress code and Amber had always been a stickler about fashion. But then she happened to catch her daughter watching the boys going into school one morning when she dropped her off at a school. “Oh, now I see,” Allie thought as Amber entered the school grounds with a group of her friends. “What’s that saying, again? Women love a man in uniform.”

 

 

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt:

https://awordadventure.wordpress.com/2016/03/22/tuesdayuseitinasentence-uniform/