Category Archives: Writing for Kindle

Amazon Categories and Keywords

In January 2013, when I published my first WW2 spy story, The Back Orchestra, on [...]

Words 101 : Ago

Reading and editing other people’s work, there are some issues that crop up over and [...]

Of Helpful Readers and Typos

My latest eBook, The Serpent’s Egg, was published in March of this year. This morning, [...]

AMS adverts – an analysis

I selected Sponsored Product ads. These allow for Automatic or Manual targeting (by means of keywords). [...]


I have completed a quick analysis of the US KENP rates over the past 15 [...]

How to Write Faster

I’m writing a new book. It’s called ‘The Serpent’s Egg’. I have an outline in [...]

What Next?

I wrote my first novel Monkey Puzzle in 1995, after I was made redundant, and [...]


Analysing my Readership

In an attempt to identify my readership demographic, I took a detailed look at the [...]

Anatomy of a Countdown Promotion

I recently completed a Countdown Promotion in on Kindle Select. Before the promotion my [...]

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How Do Ratings Work?

Since August 19 I have been recording Amazon UK sales and rating figures for my [...]