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June sales figures and my local library discovers e-books

Every month, I get the newsletter of the Bremen house of literature, announcing readings, book launches and other literary events in the city of Bremen. In the current edition of the newsletter, the following item caught my eye: An information … Continue reading

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More on PayPal versus Erotica

The debate over PayPal pressuring smaller retailers to stop carrying certain kinds of erotica continues. Here is a good post on the issue from erotica writer Jolene Kendry at Indie Book Writing that I missed in my last link round-up … Continue reading

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February 2012 E-Book Sales Figures and Some Links

After a pretty good December and January, my February e-book sales were back to miserable, though a last minute sale saved February from being my worst month ever. So now February is tied with August 2011 for the title of … Continue reading

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2011 – Year of the Indie

2011 has been quite a year for me. I began looking into indie publishing around January/February of 2011 and launched Pegasus Pulp Publishing on July 3, 2011, with three books. Now, almost half a year later, I have twelve books … Continue reading

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Hurray for Luxembourg, Cora looks at e-readers and Barnes & Noble wakes up

I found myself at a local branch of the electronics chain Media Markt today. Mostly I was there because my Dad wanted to look at pricey Italian coffeemakers. But I also got a chance to look at the e-readers they … Continue reading

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November Sales and why you won’t find Pegasus Pulp e-books in KDP Select

First of all, I just noticed that I never posted the November sales figures. Well, they weren’t all that great. The month started out pretty well, but then sales ground to a halt with all of those Amazon promotions over … Continue reading

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New science fiction short story available: Whaler

Even though the last week has been rather chaotic, I have a new short story available. It’s the first science fiction story published under the Pegasus Pulp imprint and represents my take on a genre trope I really can’t stand, … Continue reading

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October sales and some observations about the German e-book market

First of all, here are my October sales figures. In October 2011, I sold 8 e-books across all platforms. The detailed breakdown is as follows: Amazon US: 5 Amazon UK: 1 OmniLit/AllRomance ebooks: 2 This makes October a miserable month, … Continue reading

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E-Readers in the Wild

I arrived safely in Newcastle. Spotted an e-reader, probably a Kindle on the plane. And in a W.H. Smith store in the centre of Newcastle, I not only paid for my purchases at an robotic check-out (an automatic self-service checkout, … Continue reading

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A Big Day for e-Book News

I missed the big announcement, because I was rather busy with this little thing called “real life”, but surely you have all heard the news by now: Amazon has dropped the price of the regular Kindle to 79 US-dollars and … Continue reading

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