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A New Cover Designer

  swalkerdesign.com So far, Stephen has designed three wonderful covers for me. His work is equal to anything available from the very best cover designers. If you’re looking for a meticulous, responsive, patient, and talented cover designer to design a WOW! cover for your book, get in touch with Stephen. This guy is amazing. Contact […]

How to Select Keywords for Your eBook

On 28 February 2013 I read an article on Joanna Penn’s blog about choosing Categories and Keywords for eBooks. I followed the process and my sales began to take off. I blogged about that here. Yesterday, I read a new article by Jordan Smith about the use of keywords. Following Jordan’s process I went into […]

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What Next?

I wrote my first novel Monkey Puzzle in 1995, after I was made redundant, and set about looking for an agent to represent it. I got about 30 rejections. Eventually, I spoke on the phone to a literary agent in Ireland. He had not read any of my work, but when I told him my […]

MAKE YOUR BOOK VISIBLE ON AMAZON

I published my first WW2 thriller, The Black Orchestra, as an eBook for kindle on Jan 15, 2013. It took me 7 years to write. The final version had been professionally edited – twice – and rewritten several times. Initial sales were not encouraging: Jan sales: 19 Feb sales: 21 On the last day of […]

Analysing my Readership

In an attempt to identify my readership demographic, I took a detailed look at the reviews received for The Black Orchestra. Here’s what I discovered:   US Female Male Both All Unknown Total 79 248 327 439 112 No 20 62 82 111 29 Average 3.95 4.00 3.99 3.95 3.86 UK Female Male Both All […]