This question was asked recently in one of the authors’ groups I belong to on Facebook:
The answer came to me in a blinding flash of little-appreciated genius.
Alternate title: Crap That Wasn’t Meant To Happen.
Precis: A woman goes through life generally trying to do the right thing, but situations and people keep backfiring on her. This is further complicated by her own big mouth and her failure to learn the basics of human nature.
Tone: Initially comical, tending toward darkness and cynicism as the story progresses.
- How Not To Fit In… Ever
- How To Lose A Friend, Simply By Being Yourself
- Dairy Farming: The Idyllic Life
- How To Injure Both Hands At The Same Time
- How To Lose A Friend By Standing Up For What You Believe In
- Be A Teacher: They Only Work From 8.30 to 4, And Get All Those Holidays!
- The Sneaky Ways Awful People Conceal What They Really Are
- Apparently, I’m A Slow Learner
- How To Get A Tropical Disease 2500km South Of The Tropics
- Fibromyalgia: The Gift That Keeps On Giving
- No, They Will Never Understand That ‘Introvert’ and ‘Shy’ Are Different Things
- A Published Author: How Nice! You Must Be Rich.
- Oh, You’re An Author? I Don’t Read.
- Needles In The Haystack: There Are Actually Nice People Out There
- ‘One In A Million’: A Ridiculously Optimistic Ratio
- How To Get A Knife Out Of Your Back
- Why You Should Never Give That Knife To Someone Else
- When Adding Extended Family On Social Media Backfires
- Old Friends Can Turn On You, Too!
- Why They Can Post Whatever They Want To On Facebook, But You Can’t
- Why Doing Something Nice For Someone Is Often A Really Bad Idea
- The Block Function: How To Slam That Door Well And Truly Shut
- How To Offend Your Family And Friends By Succeeding
- Why You Should Never Assume That People Are As Sincere As You Are
- Vulnerability Explained: Discovering You Are An Empath
- The Achilles Tendon: ‘Heel’ and ‘Heal’ Are Not The Same Thing
- Still Hobbling? There Goes Your Other Ankle.
I know. It will never sell.
Marketing that kind of stuff is exhausting – I should know. It is, after all, the story of my life.