Tag Archives: living with Saci

#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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#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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#44 Stuck in Zurich choosing a book cover

  One of the advantages of being married to someone who works for an airline is cheap flights. The only drawback of these cheap flights is having to fly standby. The problem with standby is that, if the flight is … Continue reading

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#32 Check grammar

Are you sitting down? Yes? Good. You may want to have a stiff drink or some smelling salts at hand too. You may have noticed that I haven’t been posting to this blog lately and the reason that I haven’t … Continue reading

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#10 Go to the dentist

The events of chapter one of my first novel ‘Living with Saci’ in which a dentist is burnt alive are based on real events. My existing fear of dentists was heightened by the real events in Brazil a couple of … Continue reading

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