(Since this article was written, Amazon has changed the way it makes payments of royalties. The new system is a vast improvement on the one described below. However, the discrepancy in the way royalties are calculated by region — see below … Continue reading
I’m trying this more direct and intuitive approach to marketing and advertising. What do you think?
Plotting for the next story. Thousands of words of notes on the computer. Putting important plot points on scraps of paper and arranging them by hand to get the story arc right. What I have here represents about two-thirds of … Continue reading
A question to the many millions of people who know a lot more about Facebook and promoting stuff online than I do. Conventional wisdom has it that as a person who writes and tries to flog books, I ought to … Continue reading
Amazon Japan has flagged my books as ‘temporarily out of stock’. This is very unhelpful and very misleading. This applies to Weed, King of the Undies World, The Underpants Tree and Un-Tall Tales. All the books are in fact very … Continue reading