Promoting a "Best. Selling. Novel."

When I was in college, I had a summer internship at a local performing arts theater. The Paramount Arts Center is a small, not-for-profit organization, so they have a small staff. At the time, the marketing team consisted of one woman, Jenny Holmes, and any interns she could find who would work for free. When I started the internship, I knew that I wanted to do some form of marketing, but I was still trying to find my calling. 

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Waiting for the Phone to Ring

You've been checking your phone all day. You keep it within arm's reach and never let it leave your sight. You set it on the counter while cooking. You even take it with you to the bathroom. Every time you hear it go off you drop everything you are doing to see who it is. ...it's usually your mom. When it finally is that person you have been waiting for, your heart skips a beat and you get butterflies in your stomach. 

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