This handsome cat likes to hang out in my yard and torment my dog through the window. Today's #IGwritersNOV is Author Confession. When friends and family ask for a free copy of my book I wish I could say, "Please buy a copy, not because I'm a greedy jerk but because my career and my chances of getting another book deal depend on it." I never do say it... but I wish I could. Please always support the artists in your life if you financially can. It's not just about the money. There's a level of inspiration and motivation that comes with finding success. When my book is doing poorly in the sales rankings, it's nearly impossible to find the creativity and passion to keep writing.