30 septembre 2013

A subtitle for both "Sister Love"!

I saw on Amazon's Cover Creator the possibility of inserting a subtitle. I could have used my heroine's catchphrase: "Accept my love" but it would have misled the reader who would expect a romance novel. There is a romance component in the novels but it's not the genre I would put them into. I chose a sentence by Carl Jenkins : "The "supers" are back!". It indicates in a better way the kind of story it is, which is important since there is no "superhero novel" category on Amazon.fr ! For now the cover change had no... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2013

A sale for each version of Sister Love

Back in business? This 22nd of September, one sale for each version of "Sister Love" on Amazon.fr. It was about time, almost a month without any sale whatsoever! It makes the ranking go up (very) temporarily: Mais Qui Est Donc Sister Love ? : #3369 in ebook Kindle, #87 in Boutique Kindle > Ebooks Kindle > SF, Fantasy et Terreur > Science-Fiction Who Is Sister Love? : #3361 in ebook Kindle, #58 in Boutique Kindle > Ebooks Kindle > Ebooks en langues étrangères > Ebooks en anglais > Science... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2013

New covers for Sister Love!

OK, I decided to put aside my already not so big ego to change both covers of the "Sister Love" books with Amazon's Cover Creator. It's true that the final image is probably more professionnal than what I was able to achieve (using no less than three softwares!). We'll see if that has any impact on sales that have a hard time taking of. Here is the new cover: To be continued!
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18 septembre 2013

First review. And it's positive!

Translated by me from French: “It’s been a long time since I was looking for a novel of this kind, and finally here it is. What more can I say? Even if this novel feels too short (and yes I would have liked more of it), it offers an offbeat spirit full of subtlety. The well composed story is catchy and the author knows how to captivate his reader. I’m not that fan of ebooks though, I would have preferred a version on paper but that enabled me to discover a new promising author. So Mr Ray, where is the next one…” Le Moal Erwan ... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2013

Second revision for "Mais qui est donc Sister Love ?"

Second revision for the French version of the book, fixing of some awkwardnesses and missing "s", and addition of the follwing text to the acknowledgements and also in the "pinned" message of the blog: "And finally, thanks to you, dear still unknown reader, to leave a positive comment where you got the book if you liked it. It will help to get it known, which is of the upmost importance, especially for an amateur author like me. If you didn't like it, you can of course post a comment too, but in all honesty I can't ask... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2013

An update on Sister Love on the 12th of September 2013

Not that much to say about Sister Love in this September. No other sale for the moment, and no reading feedback as of yet. The cover is probably not attractive enough, I will have to find a way to improve it, but it's really not my speciality, no more than marketing! I think I have now called everybody I knew to the rescue. Sales of the French version: 3 buys and 64 free Sales of the American version: 1 buy and 82 free I don't understand how works the loan library of Amazon. The free... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2013

First update planned for "Mais qui est donc Sister Love ?"

At this stage I have read my text dozens of time, and what am I said first? Two spelling mistakes… in the prologue which must be ten lines long! I also located quotation marks to be modified, and a repetition to be removed in the text… I really should have made this 101st reading! But hell, at a certain moment, you just can't distinguish anything anymore in your own prose… Fortunately, the advantage of the ebook is that it can always be updated. My reader also said to me that the text was... [Lire la suite]
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21 août 2013

Sister Love: the Harlem Street Gang

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19 août 2013

Definitive results of the free promotion!

First observation, the free promotion started with several hours of delay but was stopped just at the right time, therefore that wasn’t 4 full days of promotion. That perhaps wouldn’t have changed anything, but it’s an observation. I imagine that this delay can have more impact if the promotion lasts only two days, for example. Results of the free promotion : Mais Qui Est Donc Sister Love ? France: 57 sales US: 1 sale Germany: 3 sales Italy: 1 sale Japan: 1 sale Canada : 1 sale TOTAL : 64 sales   Who Is Sister Love? ... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2013

Results of the free promotion

The free promotion indeed began on the 15th of August, a few hours late! By apparently it's not unusual. Here are the results in the 18th of August in the evening: Mais Qui Est Donc Sister Love ?: Amazon.fr: 57 sales. Ranking: n°3 in Boutique Kindle > Ebooks Kindle > SF, Fantasy et Terreur > Science-Fiction, n° 36 in free ebooks (best ranking: 36). The novel is in the top 50! Amazon.ca: 1 sale. Ranking: n°10 in science-fiction-French books, n°10 in science-fiction, n° 6211 in free... [Lire la suite]
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