So now my book is being pirated. Some shitstain tit has uploaded my book to some two bit pirate site and is selling it for money. MORE MONEY, mind you, than it is to buy on Amazon or Dreamspinner or anywhere else on the whole of the goddamned internet. You fucking moron, by the way. Do you have two brain cells to rub together?
Am I flattered that I have made it big enough to be pirated? FUCK NO. I want that asshole’s head in a box tied with a bow and dropped on my front door. I want the hosting site to burn at the stake. I am not selling a million copies and can afford to take a pirate hit.
Happy President’s Day. Go fuck yourself with a flagpole.
Listen, I know times are tough for people. If you really want a copy of my book and have fallen on hard times or are a poor college student with .23 to last you until next Friday, tell me. I’ll get you a copy.
I can’t do it for everybody, but if you really want to read my book and you really can’t afford it, I will get you a copy. All I ask is that you give it an honest review on Amazon/Goodreads. Don’t go to a pirate site and screw everyone–including yourself (they steal credit card info and give you viruses). I know hard times and I respect people much more if they just come right out and say, “I’m broke as hell but I want to read your book” more than people who pirate it. Maybe you’ll buy a legit copy of my next book later on when you can.
Not one writer out there can afford to spend time monitoring the whole internet for these lowlifes. We should be writing.
Piper Doone is the author of the highly rated gay erotic romance, Playing Hard To Forget, available–LEGALLY–from Amazon and Dreamspinner Press and your favorite ebook retailer in paperback and ebook, and the upcoming Something To Die For, releasing March 2015.
While we’re at it, I’d like to take a moment to reveal the cover and blurb for my next book for Dreamspinner Press, releasing next month and available for pre-order soon.
Josh Tucker lives a blessed life—great job, great family, perfect husband, and two wonderful children—but a mysterious man named Adam who haunts his dreams and soon his waking life threatens everything when he stirs doubt as to whether any of it is real. Adam makes Josh question the world he’s taken for granted—as well as the origins of Adam himself.
Even if Adam’s claims are true, Josh has nothing to live for beyond his fabricated life—except the possibility of a real man out there somewhere who can love him. Josh is left with an impossible choice: stay in his delusion where he’s assured some happiness or take a great leap of faith for a chance to make a life with Adam.
The cover is by Cris Griffin and it’s gorgeous. I’ll be talking a lot more about it in the coming month and I have a lot of publicity stops on other blogs and Twitter.
Pirates need not apply.