It may sound like a simple answer; but in my case, it's because I want you to read it.
they love writing. Most of us didn’t just decide in college that this was our
career choice; we’ve been writing as long as we could hold a pen. authors
We were great pen pals, kept diaries, didn’t mind writing our grandmothers a thank you note, passed messages back and forth in school, and usually drove our boyfriends/girlfriends crazy with our four-page love letters.
But there’s one thing every writer I know loves more than writing, and that’s ‘being read’. And more importantly, readers reading our writing and then letting us know it touched them.
As most Indie writers, I tend to check my book stats daily. But there’s something I do that proves my above assessment about myself—and I assume other authors—is true. When I jump behind my laptop in the morning to see how my book fares in the notorious Amazon ranking system, if I see there’s a new review, I read it before I do anything else. Sometimes I peek through one eye and see how many stars it received. But even if it’s less than stellar, I confess, I read EVERY review.
I truly care what my readers think, and several of my books are a direct result of reader feedback. I had no plan to write a second installment in the ‘Noonday’ books. But when readers cried out that they didn’t think one of the characters got a fair shake, I complied. The same thing happened with my short stories. Readers said they wanted more, so I listened.
No, I don't give away all my books
I do have to eat. But every once and a while, I will give away one of my books. To me, it's like buying you a cup of coffee, hoping you'll stay and have dinner with me so we can get to know each other better. I may not be the person you want to hang out with for more than one afternoon, but at least we'll know ... without committing to a full dinner or weekend retreat. :) ...
So, if you like a thread of romance, suspense, and mystery finely woven together in one story, please click one of the links below for your FREE copy of my #1 bestseller She Belongs to Me. After that, all my books are always priced 'less than a latte', so you can afford to come back and read them all.
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Amazon World Wide
I requested that Amazon
this story FREE everywhere, but they won't in all regions, so if it isn't free in your area, use one of the other retailers. Smashwords, for instance, make available worldwide. is
I requested that Amazon