Random thoughts and ramblings


Many people may see this as whining, but consider the points that the author of this superbly written piece makes…


Maria Gibbs

There is a growing trend in society to believe that books should be free or heavily discounted and we have all been guilty of feeding into it. I pick up freebies but I am also happy to pay for the books I want. Maybe I can’t get all the ones I want but hey isn’t that just life? I see lots of clothes I like and I might be able to pick up a new dress for a special occasion or a new pair of jeans because my old ones have holes in where no self-respecting forty-something wants holes but I can’t buy every item that my heart desires. Certainly not on my non-existent income as an author. Just as well I have a full-time job that stops me from being a starving artist languishing in a garret with only bread and water to sustain me. My day-time job takes…

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2 thoughts on “#Booksarenotfree”

  1. Thanks for re-blogging this – I so agree, and like the look of her blog too! Now to get down to the slavery to the creative muse which is writing …

    1. … I’ve been avoiding that particular muse recently – I think Puff is gettin rather irritated with me; he keeps sending me children’s rhyming stories!

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