This months update will be short and sweet and a little earlier than normal as we are in the process of moving house and I have domestic tasks to attend to. Long story short is I am still a long way off my March 1 2017 sales target. On the other hand I have sold […]Read more "October sales update- Update #8"
The September update is a little late due to a well – deserved holiday break, from the end of September until the first week in October. While August was a record sales month and September sales started with a hiss and a roar, with another record day, the numbers rapidly tailed off rapidly after the […]Read more "SALES UPDATE #6- SEPTEMBER SALES PLAN COMMENTARY"
Wow! It has been a great month. September saw record monthly sales and the best single day sales volumes ever. Pages read via the Kindle lending library are also consistently increasing for all three novels in the series. To cap it all off I also received a royalty cheque, well electronic payment, this week. I […]Read more "SALES UPDATE #5- AUGUST SALES PLAN COMMENTARY"
Just a short update as I have a number of other month end activities that I need to attend to, including working on the latest novel which I am 20000 odd words into. Other activities include making sure my Amazon account is set up correctly as I anticipate my first ever royalty payment in the […]Read more "SALES UPDATE #4- JULY SALES PLAN COMMENTARY"
Target 3000 copies by March 1 2017 A number of marketing and advertising activities were undertaken this month but sales were flat. Activities included the generation of a press release dispatched to all major news organizations and setting up Amazon based advertising. This is a high level break down. Total sales-14 books of all titles […]Read more "Sales update #3- June sales plan commentary"
Target: 3000 copies by March 1 2017. After the high level of interest in Sales Update #1 I decided it would be a good idea to follow pretty quickly with a further update for my hordes of followers and outline the key components of my cunning plan to sell three thousand of my novels by […]Read more "The Lifeboat sales update #2."
I thought it might be a good idea to keep my followers updated with how I am going against my target of selling 3000 copies of my books by Christmas 2016. I know from various virtual and real conversations that people do read these posts and have some interest in what I am doing, if only […]Read more "Book Sales update #1"
The Skidian Chronicles novels have some new reviews, neither of which I wrote myself! For the First Chronicle This book views its science fiction subject matter through a Kiwi set of eyes. The dry humour of the Kiwi farming character is amplified by the ‘city slicker’ attitude of his American “heroine”; his stoic country practical […]Read more "The Second Coming- post apocalyptic fiction?"
In the First Chronicle, the main protagonist of this tale along with the woman in his life, was abducted by a group of aliens from the Planet Skid. The First Chronicle deals with Bruce and to a lesser extent his fellow abductee, Sue coming to terms with the culture shock of finding themselves in this […]Read more "The story so far- The Skidian Chronicles Trilogy and Lifeboat teaser"
The Second Coming- Part two of the Skid Chronicles series click here for the first novel in the series Synopsis The Second Coming is the second novel in the Skid Chronicles series and follows on from the first novel in the series where our unlikely protagonists were kidnapped by a team from the Planet Skid […]Read more "The Second Coming"