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Traditionally published authors are missing out on cash!


As a self-pubber and now a publisher of other people’s work, I’ve been an affiliate of Amazon for years. Even before I was a self-pubber I was running a website called Practical Martial Arts, which I first put up in 1996 (providing the inspiration for pretty much every other martial art that uses practical in … Continue reading

New Year, new start


Which is really quite a pretentious title, but for a certain aspect of my life is most certainly true. A couple of years ago, I decided to singlehandedly launch a publishing business. Unfortunately I didn’t get the interest I needed and I was then ill from October 2015 through to still (only much, much less … Continue reading

Dear Amazon, I’m confused, regards Confused from Exeter


As you can tell from the title, I’m very confused with Amazon. I have set the price of my books to be 2.99 in whatever currency. Currently $4.52. Which is roughly £3.00. So not working then. I then set up a ‘Timed Sale’ thing for today. Black Friday. 0.99 in whatever currency. Nope. Still 2.99 … Continue reading

Authors – 5 ways to on how to deal with rejections


For those that write, rejection should be a fairly common event. You write a short story, or a book, send it off and invariably it’s rejected. Or, you see a submissions call, write a piece specifically for that and which you can’t envision any other market, and you’re rejected. This article is, as the title … Continue reading

Nineworlds – Second Con of the year


As you might have guessed, I managed to sneak a few cons into the schedule this year. I chose to go to Nineworlds because Gav Thorpe had mentioned it and said that it was a good one to go to, and I needed to hand a copy of Raus! Untoten to one of the authors. I … Continue reading

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