FREE is killing indie. (An urgent warning)

The free vs paid debate…

Ramblings from a Writer's Mind

If you have been following Ramblings from a Writers Mind, or if you have scrolled down, looking and reading many of the posts, you will notice they fall into two main categories.

The first, those where I share my experience and attempt, in my rather haphazard way, to impart and to clarify certain aspects of wordsmithing, along with tips and ideas you may wish to try or adopt.

The second Rambling posts are ones where I express my opinions and beliefs about being an indie author. Many of these articles create controversy amongst the varying schools of thought running through the indie community. I do not see this as a bad thing, but one which stimulates discussion and debate, a great platform to exchange views and examine convictions.

calvin-cartoon-debateThis is the first of two posts regarding two current controversial topics.

This one is about of giving away free books…

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Book Review – The Wrath of the Revenant

Books meant for young teenagers, enjoyed by adults…

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The Wrath of the Revenant (The Adventures of Tremain & Christopher, #3)The Wrath of the Revenant by Terry Marchion

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Adventures of Tremain and Christopher are short, fast-paced books meant for young teenagers. I don’t fit within that demographic, but I still enjoy them. The Wrath of the Revenant is the third book in the series, but don’t let that keep you from picking it up. The author lays enough groundwork to keep the reader from being confused even if they haven’t read the first two.

In The Wrath of the Revenant, Tremain and Christopher encounter an ancient, all-powerful being who threatens the colony of New Earth. The storyline hearkens back to Saturday afternoon sci-fi, and as I read, I could see myself with a bucket of popcorn curled up in front of the television.

The story was engaging. The characters not so much. I was disappointed in how different they were from the first…

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