He’s Selling a Halloween Book
Marcus is an author who has Down syndrome. He is a self-proclaimed (and proven) storyteller. As authors, we are taught; “People don’t buy books, they buy stories,” and sometimes these stories include the story of the author. Plus, in social networking and marketing we are taught, people don’t “like” an organization/website/whatever-you’re-selling, they “like” a community. People “like” being a part of something. Consequently authors, especially new authors, have to start with who they know.
Our community is full of people who, as Marcus says, have a “face like mine.” However, Marcus’ book, Black Day: The Monster Rock Band has, “nothing to do with Down syndrome.” (His point for an interview with Kari Wagner-Peck