How To Sell Books

How To Sell Books

I love How To articles. There are millions of them floating around the ether of the internet. Some of my favourites include, ‘How to drink a martini’, ‘How to train your dragon’, ‘How to knit a hat’ and ‘How to get a cold’. Just amazing how many things there are that we just don’t know how to do, but can learn how to in seconds. But to return to the subject at hand, as a writer, author, general factotum and dreamer, I believe I do know a little about ‘How to sell books’. I mean, that’s what I do; or starve. Rest assured though, I don’t starve, but as most

Ebook Piracy

Ebook Piracy

After finally and begrudgingly accepting ebooks as a fact of life now, I though I would do a little investigation into the free ebook market. Now by free I don’t mean free as in the price being free. I mean free as in that a copyrighted book has been pirated. A very cursory search (less than 20 seconds!) had me looking at lists and lists of pirated ebooks available for instant download in Kindle and ePub as well as of course pdf versions. On average, each pirated file contained approximately 1,000 titles ! Yes, hundreds of files containing thousands of titles. So what can be done about this? Well, the

A Book For A Coffee

ebooks for a coffee

During the months of February and March, I have had a 99c sale on a good number of my e-book titles to celebrate the launch of February The Fifth. I decided to extend it to March as that is the name of February’s eldest brother. As this promotion comes to an end, my conclusion is that it was tremendously successful. If you would like one or more of my books on your Kindle, iPad, Nook or which ever e-reader you have, you have two choices. Get in quick before the end of March, or wait until April when the prices go back to normal. Difficult choice? But what is the