Monthly Sales report

In April 2016 after publishing the third novel in the Skidian Chronicles Series, I  set myself a goal of selling a total of three thousand odd copies of the novels in the series by Christmas of 2016. When it became clear I wasn’t going to hit that deadline I extended the target date to March […]

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Holiday interlude

The day job and working in the great NZ novel have taken a backseat over the last few weeks as we had a three week holiday visiting the northern hemisphere. Needless to say, despite my best intentions to keep my hand in, I didn’t get much work done on the latest book. Dunno what Bruce […]

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May Sales Update

Well another month has come and gone. Another month some new lessons learnt and re-learnt, more wondering how thick I can be in terms of my advertising copy, managed to sell a few more books, and spent some (more) money I should be saving for our trip of a lifetime or a new ute. This […]

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March and April sales update

It’s been well over a month since I penned a blog so here is the March and April issue combined. Recent feedback suggests I have an audience who enjoy reading my updates and  I need to keep my fans engaged so they know when book number four is ready to roll and remind everyone who […]

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#alternativefacts Sales update

The other week I reviewed progress against my March 1 2017 deadline to sell three thousand one hundred books and realized I was a long way off getting anywhere near this nice round number. An urgent call to arms and some decisive action was required if I was going to get anywhere close by the […]

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January Sales update.

Well I am a long way from getting anywhere near my target of 3000 sales by the end of this month. With this in mind I have decided on an alternative approach to achieving this target. While it would be nice to make some money out of my works, for the first two books at […]

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November sales update

Welcome to my world of being an indie sci fi author and publisher. Back at the beginning of November I was quite excited with the record number of books sold in October with sales coming at almost one a day. I thought this was quite an achievement. Another month has gone by and  I have […]

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