Goodreads asked Bob Mayer:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

Bob Mayer Read a lot and write a lot. In this age of self-publishing people focus too much on marketing their book. The best marketing is a good book. Better marketing is writing more good books.

Word of mouth by readers is the #1 way to sell a book.

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