Here’s an interesting post from Jean’s Writing blog on how scammers might prey on authors’ promotional efforts.
Your generosity, that’s how.
Writing a book is not for the faint of heart.
Takes hours, of blood, sweat, and tears. Lots of tears. Why oh why would someone scam off of this hard-earned work? I just don’t get it.
Just when I thought I heard everything, along comes book scammers. Really? Seems everytime you giveaway a book, there is someone ready to profit from your freebie.
Reading this post by Carrie Rubin explains a lot.
I’ve wondered where and how some of my books were showing up as “new-used” for sale by other people. Now I know.
Read her post and tell me what you think.
Have you given away any promotional copies of your book?
Will you consider it in the future?
Are copies of your books for sale by third parties?
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