The Marketing Department (Part 1)

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The Marketing Department When it comes to book marketing, writers usually have one of two possible reactions: Extreme Digust Extreme Exuberance Both can be equally bad. Extreme Disgust: Write, Publish, and Hope for the Best Writers who fall into the first category of Extreme Disgust just want to write, publish, and hope for the best. They […]

3 Reasons I Am Hitting Refresh

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As I am working on At Fault, I must remain conscious of everything that has happened in Absolute Liability and Death Benefits. The story has to continue and make sense, but so do all the trappings of the series, like titles, subtitles, cover art, and even little things like interior fonts. A few weeks ago, […]

Correction Re: Amazon Algorithm and Price

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I made a mistake, and I’d like to rectify that. In my Indie Jane post from June 2012, I discussed the influence of price on rank at Amazon. My mistake? I mashed together the popularity list and the bestsellers list. Thanks to this blog post by Phoenix Sullivan, the matter is now clearer. Read it. […]