Don’t Read My Book
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I appropriated this post from S. A. Gibson
Reworking this article again. Several authors have used reverse psychology in humorous approaches to marketing their books.
Stephanie Barr made a meme for Tarot Queen, that highlights aspects of the book that some people might possibly find irritating. And “…not a single flying car.”
Reverse psychology involves advocating ideas or behaviors that are in opposition to one’s desired goals according to Wikipedia. Above is a reverse mention of my book, Pratima’s Forbidden Book. This approach reverses what everyone even remotely associated with business thinks of as standard marketing. It’s usually about creating a favorable perception for your product.
Some authors have taken the humorous approach of producing meme posters about why you, a potential reader, should not pick up and read their books. The reasons can include potential shortcomings in their books, or critiques of reading generally, or the particular genre, or perhaps larger criticisms of the world in general. …
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