When I turn down eBooks (even free ones), don’t think it’s because I don’t want to read your book(s)!
Back in 2011, I was hospitalized for 6 days with meningitis.
I wasn’t supposed to survive, let along be able to see again. The damage to my eyes from optic nerve swelling was pretty bad, but I healed for the most part.
Two weeks after I went home from the hospital, I could barely move my eyes. Now, years later, I still can’t strain my eyes without getting a migraine.
Sunny days can give me migraines.
A flashlight in my eyes can set off a migraine.
Is it a surprise, then, to find that I can’t stare at screens for extended periods of times?
Knowing that I am a writer, I imagine many of you are asking, “Well, then, how do you write?”
This part makes me feel silly, but hey, I’ve finished books this way!
I focus on the space between the numbers, 5 & 6, and the letter T.
I write, then when I get to a certain point, I look up and edit what I wrote.
Sadly, this means I can’t read Ebooks. They do me more damage than good. So please don’t hate me when I kindly refuse an ebook (I will be kind!). I don’t even own an eReader. I will, however, accept any paperbacks.
*wink wink, nudge, nudge*