11/15/2010 12:00 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Self Promotion: When Will An Author Release A Sex Tape?

Today's article by Isobella Jade describes how she built a powerful personal brand in three short years. While it's no secret that writers need to be able to take the lead on their own marketing and promotion these days -- whether it's DIY or hiring someone to help you -- many are reticent to get out and "sell." After all, this is a group who has picked a job (or a hobby) that entails sitting alone in a room for long stretches of the day. Salesmanship doesn't often come naturally to authors.