Free Books: Marketing Genius or Devaluation of Writers?
This is an excellent read about the delicate balance between offering free books and the whole future of reading, and writing.
Personally, I think the whole lowering of e-book costs, prices dropping and whatnot, is a larger reflection of our economy as a whole. As we can all tell, our daily costs are going up a rate much faster than our wages are keeping up with. Unless you’re a CEO, but I’ll leave that argument alone for now.
I think most of us, indies and established authors both, just want to maintain a decent living doing what we love. I know that’s my goal. Here’s wishing the best for all of us.