On the other hand, maybe something different is just what I need. Will I close my eyes and moan as I consume the gooey treat, licking my fingers and wishing I'd bought more?
The same is true for me when I'm looking for a new book. I peruse the selection, reading the samples, making my choice. Will I go with an author I already love, or try someone new?
An anthology is like getting to try dozens of different treats for a fraction of what you'd pay individually. What's not to love? Some of us read the stories written by our favorite authors first and then go on. Other people start at the beginning and read every one in order. In any case, chances are you'll discover an author you've never read whose story make your heart pound and you'll be off looking for more of his or her books.
.Stevie MacFarlane is sweet. No seriously, they say I am the sweet one. I hear it all the time and I’ve tried so very hard to get down and dirty, nasty even, but alas, I am a cupcake. I may even be a ‘vanilla’ cupcake!
The second important thing is that the amazing price of $.99 won’t last long once the book goes live. It will go to $6.99. Now that’s still a bargain, but let’s face it, that six dollars would buy you a cupcake or two.