None of that.
No, on the blog tour, you merely allow all the lovely, lovely bloggers to interview you and then you send them recipes and articles and pictures...and top ten lists and such. And you observe the lovely fruits of your labor over a delicious cup of latte from your most excellent espresso machine in the mornings. Civilized. Thank you, lovely lovely bloggers!
And thank YOU! Could I get you a latte, reader? Have we met?
Yes, I am Aletta Thorne, author of THE CHEF AND THE GHOST OF BARTHOLOMEW ADDISON JENKINS. I am new to the world of grownup ghost stories, but I have been a writer for years. And I was a chef for a while, too. (The chef in me wants to whisper two words to you: sous vide! A certain adoring husband presented me with a sous vide machine for Christmas, and the ghosts in our house are now very sad because they cannot eat the results of that present. Ghosts can smell and...oh, do all KINDS of things, as my main character of my new novel discovers. But they don't eat food. Even if it has been prepared in a highly trendy and delicious fashion!)
And who are you? Do you like ghost stories?
Now that my maiden (ahem) romance has been published, I'm hard at work promoting it, of course--but I'm also