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Read an eBook Week

Read an eBook Week

“Read an eBook Week” promotion between March 4-10!

This week I will be participating in ‘Read an eBook’ Week

You can download my book by visiting http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/128184

Download Code is RE100 (You must use the download code to get the Copy for Free)

While you’re at Smashwords, check out eBooks by other indie authors that have enrolled in the giveaway. The code is the same for all books enrolled in the FREE promotion. Other codes are RE25, RE50 and RE75 depending on their percentage discount. I chose 100%  so my book is free.

If you have ever wanted to read an eBook there is no better time than now!

If you don’t own an ereader device like a Kindle, ipad, Nook or Kobo you can download a reader program to read these books on your computer. It’s a bit more difficult and a lot less comfortable than using an ereader but it will give you an idea of how eBooks work.

Here are some eReaders you can download:

Mobi Pocket Reader for PC – http://www.mobipocket.com/en/DownloadSoft/ProductDetailsReader.asp

Mobi Pocket for other devices – http://www.mobipocket.com/en/DownloadSoft/default.asp?Language=EN

Kindle for Mobile Devices – http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/ref=sv_kinh_1?ie=UTF8&docId=1000493771

Kindle for PC – http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/ref=kcp_pc_mkt_lnd?docId=1000426311  (kindle uses Mobi Files)

ePub – http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/

FBReaderhttp://www.fbreader.org/

eBooks are also available as a PDF

You can read about the history of read an eBook week

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-coker/the-story-behind-read-an_b_487343.html

http://ebookweek.com/

I will always love paper novels, but eBooks are the future, whether we want to believe it or not. While there are some books, I just love to own and hold in my hands, there are others, I am just as happy to read as an eBook.

I like the fact that I am saving resources…

  • no paper used in production of an eBook
  • no poisonous ink
  • no books pulped when the publisher’s sales deadlines are reached (what a waste!)
  • Instant delivery
  • Cheaper to buy and no delivery costs!

I am happy to have other Authors post links to their books in the comments section below.

(Be sure to add the link to your book page so readers can find your eBook easily)

 

Tomorrows Child Published on Smashwords

Phew! I finally finished formatting Tomorrows Child and have uploaded it to Smashwords.

Smashwords is great, but it tends to do all sorts of quirky things to your formatting. It took eight attempts to get it sorted and lots of coffee!But I think I have everything sorted out now.

Here is the link if to check it out on Smashwords.

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/128184

If anyone would like a free copy to review my book, just send me an email and I will forward you a coupon.

Now to get it published at Createspace… hmmm more coffee!