Rant: Why Libraries Aren’t Good for Self Published Books | Episode 134

March 24, 2020

Libraries are a valuable community service. But that doesn't mean they're a great venue for your self publishing efforts. I rant on why that is.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/VvFqd21sBkM

0:10 Am I anti-library?

1:32 You won't make a lot of sales to libraries

3:22 People go to libraries to borrow, not find books to buy

4:26 Authors get nostalgic about libraries

5:27 Challenges of selling books to libraries

7:18 Even donating your book to a library is challenging

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