Category Archives: Bookselling

Our E-Book Pricing Policy

At Dear Author, Jane Litte goes into the ever contentious subject of e-book pricing and points out that limited time free or 99 cent promotional prices can backfire or are at least not nearly as effective as they once were. … Continue reading

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A Note to Our Australian Readers

Yesterday, Amazon opened a Kindle store in Australia. This is good news for Australian readers and for Australian writers like Andrea K. Höst, Patty Jansen, C.J. Archer and David Adams, who can now get paid via EFT rather than the … Continue reading

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More on the erotica debacle

Over at my personal blog, I have a big collection of the latest links regarding the W.H. Smith/Kobo erotica purge, so hop on over. Send to Kindle

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Bug Jack Barron and W.H. Smith

As for W.H. Smith pulling all self-published e-books in a fit of panic about some of the more out there erotica, this is not the first time W.H. Smith has bowed to the pressure and pulled products to appease the … Continue reading

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Pegasus Pulp e-books not currently available at W.H. Smith, Kobo and Whitcoulls

We regret to inform you that Pegasus Pulp e-books are not currently available at W.H. Smith in the UK and Whitcoulls in New Zealand and that worldwide availability at Kobo may be limited. Warning: Swearing, righteous indignation and links with … Continue reading

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The Eight Hour E-Book Challenge Revisited

A few days ago, I blogged about my experiences in taking Joe Konrath’s eight hour e-book challenge and the resulting book, Old Mommark’s Tale. Turns out that I was not the only writer to accept Joe’s challenge. In fact, more … Continue reading

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The E-Book Revolution and the P-word

At The Atlantic, Noah Berlatzky takes on the problem of erotica e-books being big moneymakers on the one hand, but something of an embarrassment for many retailers on the other. He also addresses the recent problem of Amazon randomly filtering … Continue reading

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Mixed E-Book Links of Interest

For starters, the indie versus trad publishing or maybe both debate is still going on (and will probably be for a while yet). SF writer Tobias Buckell cautions writers eager to jump into indie publishing that the big successes like … Continue reading

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Cora Hits Number 1

After one and a half years of indie publishing, I have finally hit number 1 in a subgenre bestseller list, for The Hidden Castle is a number 1 bestseller at Amazon France. Classement des meilleures ventes d’Amazon: n°4.309 dans la … Continue reading

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Why Amazon Voodoo doesn’t work

Forbes has an interesting article citing a new study that 48 percent of all Amazon book purchases are made by people who search for a specific item and then buy it. Meanwhile, seventeen percent of purchases are made via the … Continue reading

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