The “friend” who said he wouldn’t buy your book because it hadn’t been written by “a proper person” (a real author?) is an idiot who’s wilfully blind to the fact that one of his friends is a very good writer.

Very interesting to read about your experience with KDP Select, particularly your conclusion that giveaways don’t necessarily/often lead to readers and reviews. Don’t be discouraged.

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