One of the hardest things to do at conventions is to get people to listen to or try out your work.
While at MARCon this year, I started out with only person listening. There were quite a few more when I was done – simply from people stopping by and investigating what was going on.
So maybe we, as authors, need to rethink how we do readings. Drive by readings in the public areas of parks. Reading in between sets for a local band.
Being public with our work.