Whatever ranking you want to hit on the Amazon book charts, you have to sell a lot of books, unless … Unless?What if I wrote a Sci-fi Kindle eBook based on the TV show Dr. Who?Yeah. Like there’s a category for that.There is: Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science … Continue reading Weird Wednesday Nov. 30: Lookin’ out for #1 or #10 or …?
There is a radio show on CBC here in Canada that occasionally does a feature called SYNTH: Songs You Need To Hear. Now, I can't say to someone, "You'll like this song" (or book for that matter) because I can't presume that others will share my taste in music (or books), so it is safer … Continue reading Music Monday Nov. 28: A Number of Bands
I wrote a post every day this week: Free (on sale) Book Friday Nov 25: Marketing plans that work.Thursday Thoughts: Either Or (Or, what I’ve learned after watching a World Cup game . . . oops, match)Weird Wednesday Nov. 23: Football to FibonacciTuesday Tirade: Flash Sales and Extra PunctuationMusic Monday Nov. 21: I Got Nothin’Sunday … Continue reading Weekend Wrap-up Nov 26:
Finally. I tried something that worked. Don't you hate it when you buy something and then the next day it goes on sale? Then you have to go back to the store and show the crumpled receipt you dredged from the trash, to which two things will happen: They refund the difference They make you … Continue reading Free (on sale) Book Friday Nov 25: Marketing plans that work.
Either football players are either very, very good … actors? Or, Football players are very, very …fragile? Here's a [clears throat] true story [rolls eyes]. I was at the store the other day when another customer passed me in the aisle, their long coat brushing against my leg. I immediately dropped to the floor clutching … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Either Or (Or, what I’ve learned after watching a World Cup game . . . oops, match)
When I hear the word 'football', I immediately think: 🏈. I can't help it. But during 99% of the North American game, the ball is nowhere near the foot. When 99% of the world's population hear the word 'football', I'm sure they think: ⚽. Where the ball is moved 90% of the time by the … Continue reading Weird Wednesday Nov. 23: Football to Fibonacci
I'm not mad at Amazon for putting my paperback on sale, I just wish they would tell me, so I can inform readers. They'd make more sales that way, right? Amazon dropped the price of my paperback to $4.85! (US marketplace reg $5.99) These sales don't last long.Get the other 12 stories: Here Want to … Continue reading Tuesday Tirade: Flash Sales and Extra Punctuation
There is a radio show on CBC here in Canada that occasionally does a feature called SYNTH: Songs You Need To Hear. Now, I can't say to someone, "You'll like this song" (or book for that matter) because I can't presume that others will share my taste in music (or books), so it is safer … Continue reading Music Monday Nov. 21: I Got Nothin’
As an indie author, I'm afforded the flexibility to market in any way I see fit. This allows me to be entertaining with my ad copy. https://linesbyleon.com/2022/11/10/thursday-thoughts-unconventional-marketing-strategies/ Sometimes, it's paying for ad space, which, as an indie author can be unaffordable but necessary. Sometimes, you have to bite the bullet and put your hard work … Continue reading Sunday Stuff: 300 words at a time
If you read yesterday's pos—I did not.OK, this was it: https://linesbyleon.com/2022/11/18/free-book-friday-nov-19-a-cfl-primer/ Now that you have rea—I'm not done yet.[silence]OK. Done. Now that you have read it, here are some other CFL facts you may not know: This year is the 109th Grey Cup game. That's a lot of years. The Grey Cup has been broken … Continue reading Weekend Wrap-up Nov 19: CFL Fun Facts (well … facts)