Is FREE a good book marketing strategy?

Disclaimer: I’ve never personally run a KDP free campaign. The only complimentary copies I’ve given out have been for review.

That said, I do believe it can be an effective strategy, especially when part of a series. Anyhoo, came across this article on the topic and thought some of y’all might find it helpful…

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A little rough

Here’s mine:

A sharp jolt of pain shoots through my chest. I cough and pant and whimper all at once. My left arm is burning so fucking bad. My hand tingles and goes numb.

He slips a finger under the waistband of my panties and slowly travels north, making me tense in anticipation. Twisting the lace around his fist, he yanks them aside so damn hard my feet come off the ground. The tip of his dick is inside before I’ve even regained my balance. There’s no warning. He impales me into the trunk a second later.

If you’re an author…

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The Challenges of 1st Person POV

Up till last year, I’d written exclusively in 3rd person limited omniscient and then I did some deep diving into the mind of my hero and totally fell in love with 1st person. It’s kinda my writing drug of choice now. That said, I find it waaaay different than 3rd person. Like, I’ve switched a couple chapters from one POV to the other, and it took a ton of (painful) rewriting. Anyhoo, I came across this little article some of y’all might find helpful…

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Mad as hell

Here’s mine:

I am pissed.

Absolutely mother-fucking livid.

I might deserve to die for what I did to him, but I don’t deserve this.

The world isn’t well defined. Lines are normally blurry. Boundaries aren’t typically clear. Right isn’t always good and good isn’t always just. Wrong isn’t necessarily bad and bad is rarely objective, if ever. The majority of choices aren’t black-and-white. Most decisions exist only in grayscale.

Except this.

No man, woman, or child deserves this.

He knows that better than anyone.

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