So in this long-winded blog post, I eventually tsk slightly (let's make it clear it was a mild tsk, minus a snarky eye roll) about an author's promo campaign. It'll backfire, I predicted.
Maybe the tactic didn't sell more of that particular Kensington book, but here's what it also didn't do: hurt her career. In a recent twitter, Delilah Marvelle wrote:
Looks like I've been outed by Publisher's weekly & my fabulous agent, Donald Maass! I sold 3 books in my How 2 Avoid A Scandal series to HQN
Sometimes I'm wicked glad I'm wrong.