Please come and support us at this event and prove that readers come to read new books and not simply because they are free.
Guest post by Rose Montague, writer of Urban Fantasy/Young Adult books with a lot of humour and just a touch of romance.
Rose has worked both in a library as well as several bookstores. She lives in Elon, NC.
It started with a bit of a rant with my post on Facebook:
“Free, Free, Free…
I see it in my emails, on twitter, on my Facebook newsfeed, 20 free books, 400 books at 99 cents, sign up and get free books, enter to win 47 free books, 36 authors giving away eBooks at this event. I’m not participating, sorry.
How about a fun read at a reasonable price? That sounds like a good plan to me.”
Thirty minutes later, I added this in a second post:
“I’m thinking about doing an event called OUR BOOKS ARE NOT FREE.
No giveaways, no prizes, no incentives other than meeting authors and…
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