Clarity regarding my plan to give my books to seriously ill children.
This is to clarify my comments regarding my plans to send books to seriously ill children and/or hospitals or other facilities who support them around the world. I don’t want to give any false impressions.
While I hope to over time give away hundreds or thousands of my books to seriously ill children on every continent, initially the free book giveaway is likely to be fairly modest. The reasons for that include costs and logistics.
Postage for international mailing is relatively expensive and is likely to cost as much or more than the book itself in some situations.
The initial production runs are of only 100 each, and I estimate that each book in the initial run cost me over $22. The costs of having a book printed are ALL front-loaded. So why on earth would someone ever spend over $22 for each copy when they are only likely to…
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