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My First Pre-order

I always compared a pre-order to a baby shower. Authors, after all, claim books as their babies, and what better way to celebrate a book launch than having a book baby shower (a pre-order) before welcoming a physical book into the world? Now my sister who recently gave birth would resent my comparison. Lucky for me, she doesn't read my blog or have a Goodreads account. This past week, my book launched for pre-order. I found out about it less than 24 hours before the link went live. Oh boy. And they told me that only the ebook version would be available for pre-order. Print doesn't come out till June thanks to CreatSpace shutting down. Oh shoot. *Inwardly cries, as the majority of my followin

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