Last night I got a Kindle sample of this book:
Great cover, right?
Too bad the insides ruin it!
Here is the first page of the story as displayed in Kindle for PC:
OK, I thought. I’ve read on Twitter that sometimes Kindle for PC does unreliable display of Kindle book formatting.
So I asked Moriah Jovan to screensnap that page for me on her Kindle 2. That would solve any possible display anomalies.
And this is what it looks like on a Kindle 2:
This is just inexcusable.
How can any publishing company:
1) Let this through Quality Control?
2) Ask people to pay money for this?
3) Do this to a writer?
And this is not some Do It Yourself self-pub writer.
This is frikkin Simon & Schuster, one of the Big Six of the price-fixing Agency Cartel, the wannabe OPEC of publishing!
To add insult to this injury, the cover is Bait & Switch!
This is the crap people get when they open the Kindle book:
And people wonder why I hold print publishing in such utter contempt?
It’s all deserved!