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"
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"
Auckland NZ, 6 June 2016 – Auckland writer, Keith Fenwick, has released The Lifeboat, the third novel in the Skidian Chronicles trilogy. This is Keith Fenwick’s third novel. The Lifeboat continues the story of Skid, the most sophisticated planet in the known universe. In the first Skidian Chronicle we are transported to a world where […]Read more "Media Release – The Lifeboat"
I recently set myself a target of 3000 sales of my books by Christmas 2016. For a number of reasons I have been slow to get going so like any half decent Project Manager I have reviewed the situation with my stakeholder and extended the target by two months. Sales are actually going much better […]Read more "Sales targets – The Lifeboat"
I can’t really write a review for The Lifeboat. However, if I could I would like to think it would go something a long the lines of this; The Lifeboat is the third novel in the Skidian Chronicles series, (I hesitate to say trilogy as it is evident that there is a book number four […]Read more "My review for The Lifeboat"
I head an interesting interview on the radio this morning with Linda Tirado. Tirado became accidentally famous when a blog post she wrote went viral. The theme of the post was the low wage economy and the plight of the working poor in the United States. One of the key points she made was that […]Read more "The importance of getting noticed"
#No 1 bestseller According to a recent interview I heard on RNZ, real artists have day jobs and if you produce any form of art, you can justifiably call yourself an artist. It doesn’t matter whether the artist is the only person to appreciate the work, or it is loved by millions. If you produce […]Read more "How to become a #No 1 bestseller- I need to sell 3000 books"