When I reduced Part Two to 0.99¢ I anticipated an increase in sales but a decrease in overall profits. So, am I making less money today? Definitely, but not an unlivable amount. More importantly, the overall feedback I’m receiving on the stories is much more positive, which makes the bad reviews easier to bear and helps to keep me motivated on the next installment. Therefore, I’ve decided that rather than making 0.99¢ a mailing list perk, I am going to make all entries in the series 0.99¢ and just focus on writing as much as I can with what time … Read the rest »
Parts 1 & 2 have now been edited, huzzah! No more misplaced (or missing) words, and 90% fewer awkward sentences. I was actually surprised at how few edits needed to be done, but the edits that were needed were pretty glaring. Ye-ouch.
As I’m sure many of you noticed, Part Two has been reduced to 0.99¢. It’s not because it isn’t selling; it’s selling beyond my wildest expectations. That being said, the general consensus is that readers are unhappy with the price at $2.99 for a fifty page story. It pains me to take the loss on something that’s … Read the rest »
My thanks goes out to everyone who purchased Claimed by the Alphas at 0.99¢. As of last night, I had cracked the top 10,000 in the paid Kindle store, which is so huge for a first-time author, so THANK YOU!
During the long days of the first week, before I learned to slumber in the light, I laid awake, listening to the sounds of the pack as they dozed. Loneliness was a vise around my soul and Isolation was my bedfellow. Invariably, I wept myself to sleep just past noontime.
In my dreams I was always lost, not merely in the cordilleras, but in the shallow existence of my human life. I would rally against the darkness, returning to the world as I did in birth—naked and wailing.
Je suis perdue! I am lost!
And invariably, he was there, waiting … Read the rest »