Tag: Solstice Publishing

Sing a Song of Saturn

Available on Kindle Yesterday I spent a fairly relaxed hour uploading Sing a Song of Saturn to both Kindle and CreateSpace, Amazon’s paperback publishing arm. Yes, that’s right, one hour! This morning Amazon informed me that the Kindle version was live and available,…

Book sales quadrupled!

Matters of the moment: It’s true–but don’t get too excited, we’re only talking a very small number of books here. JK Rowling can sleep easy in her number one position. After months of virtually no sales, you might remember that…

Meerkating–oops– Marketing

Firstly, apologies for the time between this post and the last. Life, in the shape of a new ‘day job’ and moving into rented accommodation, got in the way. Anyway, apart from the forthcoming inevitable Christmas and New Year upheavals,…

New books available in paperback

I’m delighted to say that both ‘Tim’ books are now available in paperback. It’s been a long time coming but I think you’ll find the wait has been worth it….at least, I hope so. John’s illustrations were great and I…

Back in Blighty

The weather: (slight sniff) the UK, innit. BBC: So parochial, my dears. The World Service is so much more interesting. The economy: Maybe the UK government aren’t so stupid. Things seem to be looking up. Shopping: Not quite as expensive as…

Somebody doesn’t want to kill me

A surreal experience: Editing one book whilst having one of mine edited. A sense of relief: ‘My author’ doesn’t want to kill me. The ‘Big Giveaway’:Is it ever worth it? I have an idea: actually I have two ideas and…

Time limited free offer!

Free Offer: Kittie Cracks Case on Kindle for a limited time. Edit edit: Been hard at it, editing that is, all this last week. Another free offer: This time from Solstice. Time-limited Free Offer: I finally got around to a…

About Solstice Publishing

Interview with Solstice Publishing: Interview with SP CEO Melissa Miller and COO Kate Collins, compiled by William H. Matlack. It gives an interesting insight into the way the publishing industry is changing. Editing: I’ve finally bitten the bullet and embarked…

Q:Why are books like buses?

A: For a long time, in this case almost three years, nothing either comes along or happens and then it all happens at once! Eliezer’s Journey should be available from all eBook sites within the next twenty four hours. As…

The first Solstice book

OK, now I am a published author as well as a self-published author. For UK readers the link is: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00ICYRQ5I For those who buy from the Amazon.com site the link is: http://amzn.com/B00ICYRQ5I     Enjoy!

Keeping an open mind

Editor: Yes I now have one. Guest blogging: There is a literary blog that invites authors to submit articles, so I did. Pricing an eBook: A thorny question. I’ve tried free giveaways and I’ve tried an introductory lower price going…

Christmas 2014 has arrived early

This will be a bit of a mini-post rather than a fully-blown article. First bit of news is the latest Karno, The Poisoned Pastie is now available in paperback. For UK readers this is the link. Secondly, in what can…