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The Shy Writer
by C. Hope Clark

Finally a book specifically forand aboutthe introverted writer! As an introvert, I (Kim Wilson) know first-hand the professional (and personal) challenges introverted writers face. Often the writing profession requires introverted writers to perform extroverted tasks, at best putting us in a very uncomfortable position. But in The Shy Writer, C. Hope Clarkalso an introvert—shows writers how to create boundaries, then work within their own level of comfort. Here's another good reason to read this book: The tools The Shy Writer provides are useful in both professional and personal settings. I highly recommend this book for all introverted writers.


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Table of Contents:

About the Author and FundsforWriters
Preface

Chapter 1: Understanding Shyness
   
Your Hair Color
    Super Hero Syndrome
    Labels
    Introverts vs. Extroverts
    Your Comfort Level

Chapter 2: Defining the Shyness
   
The Grip of Shyness
    Tweaking Yourself
    Fight or Flight
    The Social Animal

Chapter 3: Reaching Out Reaches In
   
Singers
    Comedians
    Actors
    The Greater Need
    Up Front and Shy

Chapter 4: One-on-One
   
People Like Positive
    Positive Pointers
    Telephone Conversations
    Online

Chapter 5: The Big Bad Throngs
   
Phobia and Therapy
    Others Look Up to You
    Audience Groups
    Informal Small Groups
    Informal Large Groups
    Formal Small Groups
    Formal Large Groups

Chapter 6: Honing the Skills and Confidence
   
Book Signings
    Simple Social Settings
    Personal Obstacle-Busters
    Mantras

Chapter 7: Shy But Sharp
   
The Niche
    The Plan
    Your Customer Personified
    Pointers
    Shy But Sharp Promotion

Chapter 8: Gimmick the Name of the Game
   
What's in a Name?
    Setting and Characterization
    The Gimmick of Location
    I Don't Have a Book
    Fun Stuff

Chapter 9: The Press and Media
   
Press Releases
    Promo Kit
    Interviews
    The Interviewer in You

Chapter 10: Other People Power
    Start With Relatives
    Friends Are Fun
    Familiar Acquaintances Work Well, Too
    Distant Acquaintances
    Reviews
    Requests
    Order Blanks
    People Power

Chapter 11: Controversy—When Shy Doesn't Work
   
When Shyness Does Not Work
    Negative in the Crowd
    The Writers Group
    Judge the Necessity of Appearance
    Calm Yourself

Chapter 12: Safe Havens and Natural Feelings
   
The Shy Writer
    When Shy Equals Calm Resolve
    When Shy Equals Energy
    When Manners Speak For You
    Class and Style
    Your Safe Haven

Bibliography
Index
Contact FundsforWriters
Order Form

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