J’APE: Just Another Publicity Excuse – How to Publish Your (Kindle) Book for Shameless Self-Promotion and Profit

The Problem With Self Publishing A Book on Amazon is You Need to Know the Secret

And that secret is: “You Need to Be A Celebrity To Succeed At Anything”.

[This parody is a sarcastic look at the train-wrecks caused by "celebrities" getting into the self-publishing advice business. No animals were harmed in the creation of this ebook - but people who post pix of dressed-up kitties were unduly maligned.]

Learn the 3 Parts to Real Kindle Book Publishing

  1. How to write a book – real quick, shallow, ghost-written.
  2. How to publish your book – hire someone who does cheap kindle books, putting their name on the cover as payment.
  3. How to sell a book online – using your devoted, Kool-Aid-drinking fan-base to suck-up and give you fake 5-star reviews without having read the book.

[Disclaimer: Obviously, this is a work of satire and has nothing to do with the real world. Any resemblance to any currently successful bestseller is just "Amazon Oddites."]

Solve the Key Factors Which Have Kept You From Publishing Your Book.

  • Your life is out of Control because you didn’t devote yourself to learning celebrity-skills.
  • ¬†You want to get Approval for everything you do – but that’s just the half of it. Find how celebrities can’t live without it, so self-publishing puts “Vanity” back into the Kindle Author name.
  • You want to have the Security, but really you need to stick to that day job and leave all the PR to PR Artistes who appear on late night info-mercials to sell over-priced junk.
  • And you want to Join the group of successful Independent Authors, but except for a few cheaters who stumble into it, the system is rigged to sell only celebrities cheap kindle books (and cute dressed-up-cat-picture books).

Tools you will find inside this guide:

  • How to wreck your life and get fired for spending too much time on your book.
  • How to ruin your family relationships by getting every relative you know to loan you money and/or write suck-up reviews of your book (and like, and plus, and tweet about it to their friends.)
  • Lose any certainty you ever had about how good you are as a writer, because some celebrity comes along with their version of how it “really” works.
  • Discover how a celebrity can suck the air out of a room by just showing up, and how their interviews and PR stunts take the limelight away from struggling unknown Indie authors.
  • Find how the entire publishing industry deck is still stacked against you, so you might as well never try.

A Personal Word from the Author

I’ve been a celebrity for nearly all my life, ever since I starred in school plays. Working for big corporations as their front man honed my skills in how to shine on about virtually any product or movie I wanted to get paid to have an on-screen opinion about. So when I found out a “friend” of mine had an “overnight” successful self-published book, I wanted in. And my agent was kind enough to find a ghostwriter so I could. (Me? Write?!?)

In this book I wanted to tell you the truth that no one else will. Maybe 1% of all Indie Authors will ever make it big. It’s no better than when the Traditional Publishers were running the show. You might as well give up now. Being “little people” is a good thing. Really.

My best advice? DON’T read the “Look Inside”.

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One Response to J’APE: Just Another Publicity Excuse – How to Publish Your (Kindle) Book for Shameless Self-Promotion and Profit

  1. I’ll admit it. I have been reading a whole lot of author marketing books lately. When I ran across J’APE, I had to pick it up. The author’s sarcasm and biting wit is a great catharsis and an exercise in reverse psychology. It gave me a few chuckles–a welcome break from all the serious marketing books which as the author points out in this satire, can be a bit redundant. As long as you don’t take it too seriously, especially anyone who has ever written a marketing book aimed at authors, I think you’ll enjoy it!

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