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Self-Published Authors are Not Entitled to a Free Ride

Self-Published Authors Helping Other Authors

This post is based off of several alarming things I’ve seen on the Internet.   I see stuff like self-published authors asking for people to buy their book so they can fund their college education, their vacation, etc.  There is nothing wrong with wanting to make money at writing, but to come out and ask for someone to buy your book so you can buy something?  That seems tacky to me.  Then I talk to a couple of cover artists and find out authors are asking to be given “free” covers.  Never mind that the cover artist spent time and money buying stock photos for those covers.  Then I see authors who want others to fund the editing costs of their books.  I’m guessing some of these authors expect editors to do it for free.  I don’t know any editors personally enough to have had that discussion with them.  Then…

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