Sunday, 22 January 2017

My Books Are Not Free

A new movement is developing. One that's rebelling against the entitlement generation in the literary world who believe authors should not be paid for their books.
It's a sick attitude.
No author can earn a decent living giving away their books.
And readers should not expect that they should.
I've already written an extensive blog post on this topic earlier, so there's no need for me to repeat it all here - Keep Calm and Fart Rainbows
Therefore, over 600 of us authors have come together in a Facebook event we've titled, Our Books Are Not Free to protest against this freebie culture.
We're featuring the work of hundreds of indie and traditionally published authors who have priced their books reasonably so everyone can afford to buy them.
NO 99c and definitely NO FREE books.
If anyone can afford to but themselves a cup of coffee, they can certainly pay for a book that took longer to create and gives greater satisfaction.
Writers provide a service.
And readers, if you want that service, you pay for it like you do for everything else!
Over the next weeks, I'll be featuring individual authors and their books.
Check them out. You never know, you might just find your next favourite author.

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