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A.L. Butcher (alb2012) | 240 comments I often see people arguing over the merits (or otherwise) of authors offering books for free for promotion purposes. Some people use it as a good marketing tool and some people see it as akin to satan's work. I also see readers snapping up free books left, right and centre and some who avoid them and would never read a free book.

I have decided to host a debate, both camps can put forward their views, including readers. Questions will be asked and opinions can be vented but it will not get nasty.

If you think you might like to be involved, either as an author or a reader please email me at libraryoferana@yahoo.co.uk stating:

Author - for freebies.
Author - against freebies.
Reader - for freebies.
Reader - against freebies.

If I get enough responses it could be a regular thing.


message 2: by A.L. (new)

A.L. Butcher (alb2012) | 240 comments For the record - as an author I have used Kindle free promos and some success. I also download free books and do read them and I have bought later books buy the same authors. However I can see the other side of the argument.


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