Not A Bestselling Author, But A Selling Author, Yes

Not A Bestselling Author, But A Selling Author, Yes

While there are many chasing the bestselling dream, I’m happy with reality. I probably see the profiles of hundreds if not thousands of authors, who crown themselves as ‘bestselling author’ along with other superlative adjectives on social media each month. However, we all know that there are very few bestselling authors. The truth of the matter is that there are only a handful of bestselling self-published authors, who make a half-decent income, as this article, Only 40 Self-Published Authors are a Success, says Amazon, points out. Therefore, one must conclude that there are a hell of a lot of self-published authors out there who embellish the truth, a little bit, or a lot. But

How To Sell Kindle eBooks

How To Sell Kindle eBooks

With tongue firmly in cheek. With more and more ebooks being published on Kindle every day, it’s getting a little difficult to be noticed amongst the pack. So I thought I might give those of you who are super keen on getting your ebook noticed five helpful tips and tricks. But beware, as these superbly refined techniques are only for those authors who really want to stand out from the crowd. 1. Before you even publish your book, make sure you have trained in the art of being a proper pest. The best way to accomplish this is to learn how to send millions of messages simultaneously on Twitter, Facebook,

It’s Not Easy Being Keen

It’s Not Easy Being Keen

Sorry Kermit My apologies to Kermit the Frog for stealing his line but my new mutation is meant for those who recall the good old days of self-publishing. Can you imagine that this was well before anyone had even heard of the word ebook, let alone Kindle? It even predated Twitter and, are you ready for this? Even before Facebook. Weblogs hadn’t begun to be called blogs and websites were yet to be heard of because the Internet hadn’t been invented yet.   It was a time when you wrote a book, did all the grunt work involved in getting it printed, and then carried copies around with you at all

February The Fifth by Derek Haines

February the Fifth by Derek Haines

Insanely imaginative … intensely insightful  … just plain fun … A young fool becomes king and quickly discovers he has some very nasty enemies. Particularly the ones who are shooting at him. In a remarkable turn of events, a young man with a lot definitely not going for him, somehow manages to come to terms with a startling reality. He has to grow up. Being handicapped by not only having rather nasty acne and an odd eye impediment, he also has to suffer the fact that his name is February. Or at best, Feb to his very limited number of friends. While not at all wishing to rush into this startling