Author Archives: M J Dees

About M J Dees

M J Dees lives and works in Sao Paulo, Brazil with his wife, daughter and two cats. He has written three novels, Living with Saci plus two others which will be published later in the year. He is currently writing the fourth. You can sign up for more information on his book launches at http://eepurl.com/cTnAD5

#52 Choosing the name of the next novel

  What better way to avoid writing than to choose the title for the next book. I have already commissioned the cover design but had a little doubt about the exact title so decided to ask the members of my … Continue reading

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#51 Trying to get to sleep at night

Despite the post below on Facebook in February and several attempts to complain to the city council via their web site and call centre, plus calls to the military and civil police, the bar behind our flat still seems to … Continue reading

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#50 Preparing a new cover for #pinkmonth

[WARNING SPOILER ALERT] Because the main character in Living with Saci is diagnosed with cervical cancer I’ve decided that I will make the e-book free for a limited period during October which has become #pinkmonth to promote women’s health issues. … Continue reading

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#49 Testing Amazon giveaways

You know how it is, it’s late at night, you’ve had a few drinks, you’re on the Internet, you have your credit card handy and you end up making a rash purchase. This happened to me this week when I … Continue reading

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#48 Adding sharing buttons to my blog

The further I get behind my word count target for my current novel, the more  extreme I become in my attempts to avoid writing the bloody thing.  This evening I successfully avoided doing any writing at all by adding some … Continue reading

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#47 Checking how many books I haven’t sold.

The daily visits to kdp, createspace and draft2digital continue to see how many books I have, or haven’t sold.  Then I usually have a look at how my Amazon ads are doing. Facebook decided to reinstate my ad account with … Continue reading

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#46 Checking how many books I’ve sold

Once the book is released it is too tempting to keep going back to look to see how many I have sold. To do this I need to go to three web sites. KINDLE direct Publishing for the Kindle versions … Continue reading

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