Posts Tagged: book sales

To all things an ending

Six and a half years. It’s not a lot, but it might be more than other people get. Regardless, it’s all the time I had and despite some regrets and mistakes along the way, it’s something I can make peace with. Amazon has stopped offering my paperbacks for sale. Oh, copies are still available through… Read more »

I’m still happy I did it

Yeah, I know, my opinion doesn’t matter…at least if sales are my goal. Nevertheless, I’m still glad I chose the cover I did for the first book in my trilogy. A recent spate of potential new readers and reviewers of What if? brought back the issue of the first cover’s apparent suggestion the book is for younger… Read more »

Where did that come from?

That’s weird. As we all know, What Now?, the final book in the Jeremy Shuttle Adventures trilogy hasn’t been “officially” released.  The revisions I made at the same time as the changes I submitted to Books One and Two are still in production. At least, that’s what I was told. Yet, according to my publisher’s… Read more »

Can I get back to selling books, please?

I like to think of myself as a patient man, but I am suffering poorly this prolonged delay between the completion and release of the second editions of my books. Part of it is simply the marketing aspect.  After three consecutive month-long giveaways on Goodreads, I am swiftly losing any marketing momentum off those promotions…. Read more »

Money for nothing, write for free

I’m in a weird kind of limbo right now. I pulled the first edition of What if? off the market while the changes are completed.  The second edition of What Next? hasn’t finished conversion.  What Now? hasn’t even been released yet.  At the same time, the formative business with my friend has yet to gain… Read more »

The waiting

My Dad has occasionally used the phrase “hurry up and wait” around me.  Often, he is referring to drivers who feel a compulsion to zip up to a red light. Currently, it is the feeling I experience as I wait for the process to complete that makes my book available through the various sales channels…. Read more »

Writing without a net

(Missed a few days of posts, sorry, but we’re back on schedule.  Thanks for your patience!) You all know how we love “theme weeks” here on the JMD blog and now we present one long overdue…a week about my thoughts and impressions on being a writer, complete with subtext headlines, no less! Now, read on… I have been making excellent progress in… Read more »