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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13 août 2013

Sister Love free for the week-end!

"Who Is Sister Love?" will be free in this long week-end that is in France attached to a non-working day, from the 15th to the 18th of August. Apparently some are dubitative about the effectiveness of these free promotions, since many people just accumulate ebooks which perhaps will never be read, stuck somewhere in their Kindle among hundreds of others also abandoned there. It's also seemingly a most certain fact that the book will have the dubious honor of being pirated! Anyway, a new jump of faith for the... [Lire la suite]
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11 août 2013

Price change for Sister Love!

To give more chances to the novel, and after consulting the Amazon message board, I lowered the price of Who Is Sister Love by one dollar. Apparently the average price of an ebook is around 3,99$, especially for an unknown author. I also modified the first message of the blog accordingly. If the person that bought the book for one dollar more, I could refund the difference of course! (well, if he/she doesn't ask for a full refund that is, I hope not!) I hope this will allow more people to discover Sister Love. For now, no... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2013

First sale!

Here it is, first sale for the english version, "Who Is Sister Love?". I hope you unknown first reader will enjoy it. On one side it's the exact translation of "Mais Qui Est Donc Sister Love ?", french version. But on another side it's much more complicated than that. Chicken and eggs... The idea of the Sister Love story is fairly old now, and its first form was a screenplay written in english. Why in english? Because 1) all examples of script I had read were in english and 2) if the script interested somebody (yeah I am quite a... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2013

First steps!

Here it is, my first message as an author. Well, if I deserves this title, that is. It will be yours, dear reader, to determine. I published lately two novelettes on the Amazon's Kindle platform: - Mais Qui Est Donc Sister Love ? - Who is Sister Love?, which is the english translation of the previous novel That’s a big emotion for me, since I confront myself for the first time to other people's judgments. Especially since I have just seen that the first sale of the French version had been made... [Lire la suite]
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