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#77 Running a launch competition

When the Well Runs Dry has been launched today. It is available now at a special launch price of $2.99 (or equivalent worldwide). You can find the book on Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, Kobo, Google Play, iBooks, Nook on Barnes and Noble and all major online retailers. If you … Continue reading

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#75 Preparing book three for launch

Preparing my third novel for launch has involved making last minute changes to the manuscript, submitting the novel for book promotion sites, creating ads for Amazon, Facebook and Bookbub. I have created new banners for this website, Twitter and Facebook … Continue reading

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#63 Still trying to get reviews

Reviews are the most powerful tools in my arsenal when it comes to getting attention for my books. Much as I’d like to, I don’t have the financial muscle of a large publisher. I can’t take out take out full … Continue reading

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#62 Trying to get reviews and messing with pricing

One of the things that gets a the Amazon algorithm moving is plenty reviews. Unfortunately with the launch of #jimanddave I didn’t have many reviews and one of those was a one star which destroyed my average. This week I’ve … Continue reading

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#61 Switching to Kindle Unlimited

Now it’s been two weeks since the launch of The Astonishing Anniversaries of James and David. The majority of sales, as with Living with Saci, have been through Amazon with some sales through iBooks, Nook, Kobo and Google. A similar … Continue reading

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#60 Getting the first print copies through the post

It’s about a week and a half since the launch and my print copies have already arrived so I take everything back that I said about the Brazilian postal service. It also means that I have five copies to sign … Continue reading

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#58 Clicking the refresh button

Since the book launched, I’ve been clicking refresh icons every five minutes to see whether I’ve sold another copy. Because my book is sold in many outlets across five or six platforms that means clicking on a lot of refresh icons. … Continue reading

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