I, too am reluctant to push my books anymore after being inundated with constant buy my book. Very good article so I re-blogged it. A.G.
Badly written self-published books don’t make me feel embarrassed to admit that I am self published.
Neither do poorly edited ones. Or bad covers. Or even gay dinosaur erotica. As far as I’m concerned if an author wants to publish a text file that is the word “banana” repeated eighty-thousand times and a reader wants to pay money for it, both have my blessing.
No, what makes me ashamed to admit that I am a self-published author is the constant begging.
PLEASE buy my book!
PLEASE leave a review!
PLEASE support my Kickstarter!
PLEASE donate to my website!
GIMME! GIMME! GIMME! GIMME!
Seriously, people, stop it. You’re making us look bad.
Believe me, I understand that it is tough to support yourself with a full-time job and also write full time. It’s frustrating to spend a year of your life on something and see it selling like pork chops in…
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