• June 2012
    Does anyone know any statistics about whether those that download books for free - or for that matter, are recipients of giveaways - actually read them?  Because if a good percentage do, and then encourage others to become familiar with your work,...
  • June 2012
    Thanks Edith. Lovely to see you here.
  • June 2012
    Just wanted to let you know how much I loved your post. Your words take me back to the heart essence of why I write. Though I might like to fantasize occasionally about being published, I know that whether or not that ever happens, I will continue...
  • May 2012
    Hi Terri - thank you. Yes, this is what has sustained my writing over the past twenty-odd years, finding so much richness, learning & joy in the process, and all the rest just being gravy. Doesn't mean I'm not prone to forget that when the sales...
  • May 2012
    Maria - I like that mantra - I might borrow it! And yes, I agree with your first paragraph - I don't expect 99% of these people would ever have paid money for my book, but we did benefit from the chart placing and a few reviews.  Cindy - good luck!
  • May 2012
    We'll see what happens when I have my next free promotion on the 12th and 13th May for Survival Tips for the Suddenly Single!
  • May 2012
    To Cindy's point: Here is something I tell my business marketing clients. There are markets for everything which is why defining your ideal client (or book buyer) is so crucial. Are there people out there who will only download free eBooks? Sure....
  • May 2012
    Thanks Fiona for the kind words. Regarding your comment,  I have a mantra that I often include in my bio that I thought you'd enjoy: I believe creativity and cash flow are not mutually exclusive :-)
  • May 2012
    Thanks Maria - helpful post! KDP Select was also helpful for me. It's a whole new world... interesting to experiment with what works best!
  • May 2012
    Cindy - I wonder... it's still a newly emerging market, I guess, and we'll see how things work out for authors in the longer term. I guess we can only work with the conditions we find ourselves in... 

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