How to Help an Author …

Don’t sit on your hands doing nothing! Support your local author!!!

Books: Publishing, Reading, Writing

Buy/Borrow, Read, Promote to other readers
… those books you enjoy.

Repeat.

Never expect the author to give you a free copy. But, if they offer to do so, you shouldn’t feel you are under any obligation to either read the book or give it a rave review. Unless you truly enjoyed reading that book. (As far as I’m concerned, I’m always thrilled to death with the thought that someone else may be reading my book!)

Buying or borrowing a copy from the library is the best show of support. (And if your local library does not have the book in their collection or the bookstore doesn’t have it in stock then this is a good time to mention the book to them. Did you know that most libraries encourage their patrons to recommend books that may be added to their collections? Both print and eBooks in most cases ……

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6 thoughts on “How to Help an Author …

  1. Alas, unless the book is in French, it will not make it to our Bibliothèque. Any other language I shall have to buy online so it must be budgeted for as there are so many books and so little time and budget… 🙂

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