Pleas for money. I got hit by another author today asking me to add the link to her GoFundMe account. It appears she needs money for a vacation.
If she needed money for an audiobook, it would be different. That I would share. There is a huge ebook market, but getting one made is expensive, like super duper expensive. Tortured Dreams cost me a little over $6,000 and I have made about $400 of it back. So, I’m actually in that boat. Unless I find a sponsor, Elysium Dreams will never it make it into an ebook.
However, I refuse to share a fundraiser for a vacation… especially right now when there are so many things at home that need money. Hell, I need money. Trying to figure out if I have lupus or something else is breaking me. I currently have payment plans of the bare minimum set up with all my doctors involved because I owe my pain management doctor several hundreds. It’s getting to the point where there are times I wonder if I can afford my medications (see why I want a second job like a Scentsy consultancy?).
Sadly, with the multiple misdiagnoses and attempts at treatments, my finances are so out of whack, that even if I finished Demonic Dreams tomorrow, I couldn’t afford to pay my editor.
So, no, I won’t share your GoFundMe for your vacation or so you can take a year off work to write your novel or whatever other ridiculous thing you think you can raise money for without working. If you have a real fundraiser, I’d share that, but I won’t assault my readers with fundraisers so you don’t have to work.