This is my own personal 10 steps on how NOT to get noticed by other writers, agents, various other publishing types, and assorted book junkies. These tips, of course, are in no particular order. Failure to follow any one or more might risk exposing yourself to being (gulp) noticed.
Step 1 – Don’t be funny. Seriously, humor brings smiles, which then bring good feelings. Humor, smiles, and warm fuzzy feelings breed a sense of familiarity. If someone in any way feels that familiarity towards you, you feel like a friend to them and you have been noticed.
Step 2 – Don’t follow blogs and other websites. You never know when the author might peek to see who is following.
Step 3 – Don’t use a memorable picture. We don’t all like the idea of pasting pictures of ourselves online for the whole world to see. Sometimes we’d prefer a photo…
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