Good morning everyone:
There's a controversy going round now among writers about free books. Some claim a free give away is an excellent marketing tool, other writers say it devalues their work.
If you are published on Kindle/Amazon, you have the option of taking part in the KDP select program. The upside of this program is the free library lending. I've a huge supporter of libraries and shudder to think what my life would now be like without all those books I read from a very young age that taught me about life.
The downside of the KDP Select program is that if you opt to join, you agree to your books being given away for five days during a three month period. If you want to know more about how this program works, please check out Amazon's website as I'm only providing a rough sketch of how it works.
My question is for those writers who have opted to join this program, what's your experience? Is it a good marketing tool or do you believe it devalues your work?