Thinking Aloud

Helen Glynn Jones

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I don’t usually post rants on this blog – it’s not really my thing. I actually wasn’t even going to publish this piece at all, but I had a short online conversation about it with Ali Isaac, and so here we are. And perhaps this isn’t so much a rant as a collection of thoughts. But I feel the need to talk about the idea of ‘free’, and the seeming value placed on writing these days.

I would like to be clear that I am not talking about choosing to list our own books for free, nor am I talking about writing guest posts for other blogs. This is because I believe that offering books for free can be a strategic marketing tool leading on to more sales, especially if you have several titles on offer – Nick Rossis recently featured an excellent guest post on the subject, well…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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7 Responses to Thinking Aloud

  1. Helen Jones says:

    Thanks for the reblog, Sue 🙂

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  2. memadtwo says:

    Part and parcel of the idea that when you work at home you are not “really working” and have time to run everyone’s errands, etc. I don’t see this devaluation of the creative person’s time changing any time soon. (K)

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  3. Mary Smith says:

    Helen put forward a really good argument. I agree with meemadtwo, above, about people working at home not seen as ‘really working’.

    Like

  4. dgkaye says:

    This was fantastic! 🙂

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