Mar 092012
 

It has been a rough week, full of downs and even more downs. More sudden realizations of a twisted world both large and immediate than I can bear and so I contemplate. I won’t get into all I contemplate about but this blog is one of the things on my mind as I don’t know what direction to take it.

As a reader I grimace when I can’t find an authors own site. When I read something they’ve written I want to express my gratitude for doing so if I’ve thoroughly enjoyed it. Finding their name is just linked on wikipedia is heartbreaking as I wonder why they can’t have a site, even to have their contact information or a list of their other books so I know what to add to my wishlist.

As a writer, posting on this blog has given me an outlet for at least 15 minutes a week I dedicate my fingers a different keyboard than a work one and I let them exercise. This is why I want to blog.

And yet there seems to be so many writers out there and fewer readers to be had. I know I’m young, and have a ways to go and many books to publish and have a lot more in me than you can imagine right now but it’s time consuming and I need a main objective. Writing for me is somewhat therapeutic but I want to know people are enjoying the effort I’m putting forth.

Your input is so important to me. A comment here, a share occasionally,¬† even just a hello but I would love more than anything to know you’re out there when my own belief in me is exhausted.

Please keep reading  Рthis blog, my books, books by others. A newspaper even.

Smashwords does something amazing each year with their Read an EBook week happening now. Many authors have given up their price to let you experience a new author for free.  For a list of them visit Smashwords and find a new author, a new book or a favourite to read again and let them know you did by reviewing there work or finding their website and let them know. Brain Tales РVolume One is there, feel free to search for it.

Thanks for reading,

Sarah Butland

author of <a href=“http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0978123808/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=monezine-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0978123808”>Sending You Sammy</a><img src=“http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=monezine-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0978123808” width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” />, <a href=“http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0981159206/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=monezine-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0981159206”>Brain Tales – Volume One</a><img src=“http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=monezine-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0981159206” width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” /> and <a href=“http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0981159214/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=monezine-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0981159214”>Arm Farm</a><img src=“http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=monezine-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0981159214” width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” />

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