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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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#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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#54 Sending advance copies out to my review team

I spent the last week making last amendments to my manuscript before sending it to draft2digital together with the final e-book cover to be formatted and converted into epub, mobi and pdf formats. I then used Draft2digital to publish them … Continue reading

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#53 Preparing for a book launch

Having given people the opportunity to choose the name of my next novel I have given them the opportunity to choose the cover and the blurb as well. I’m now building up a list of people who would like to … Continue reading

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#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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