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EPISODE 20: Shameless Self-Promotion in Social Media Could Get You Punched in the Face

Shameless social media self-promotion could get you punched in the face if you’re sending your book proposal to the this journalist who writes book reviews, discovers new talent, and is apparently fed up with authors aggressively promoting themselves to him. He’s so fed up, that he wants to punch them in the face. Charlie tackles this problem, submitted to The Agony Editor, Brian Francis at Quill and Quire, and offers alternatives to violence (even though she totally gets why Mr. Journalist feels this way). Can’t we all get just get along?¬†ūüėí

Pride & Prejudice: a Hotel Maid, a Rude Customer, and the Complexity of Self-Worth

EPISODE 5

A¬†millennial hotel maid, who is working to pay for college, struggles with how to respond to a demeaning customer.ūüė°¬†Charlie goes in on everyone in this problem submitted to Amy Dickenson at NPR.¬†