June 26th, 2013

monkey

how do we show our love for the indies?

I love independent bookshops: I love browsing books, sniffing them, seeing amazing creative shop displays, going to and taking part in interesting events, having somewhere to launch new books, talking with owners who really understand what they're selling and have a passion for good literature. And, like almost all the other writers and illustrators I know, I want to support them.


Fleece Station studio mate Gary Northfield's Teenytinysaurs pre-launch party at Bookseller Crow, Crystal Palace

So I read a couple articles in The Bookseller this week which highlight criticism of authors for linking to Amazon on their websites:



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