Showing posts from May, 2017

Re-Pricing Books

I am working on my fourth book, and I should have it published for consumption July 24, 2017. Here is a synopsis of that book: Who killed Mickey Phillips? Jonas Watcher went to the docks for some clam chowder and sourdough bread. He became aware of two men who showed an unusual interest in him. He played cat and mouse with them and finally led them back to his office. The confrontation wasn't what Jonas expected. After a discussion with the two men over some coffee laced with Irish Whiskey, Jonas learned a shocking truth. A truth that sent him on a journey to Sacramento with his newly acquired girlfriend Mei Lin Fong and her family butler Charles, In Sacramento, Jonas made a phone call that resulted in them being put under surveillance that took an ominous turn. In the 1930s, political isolationists had an agenda focused on keeping the United States out of the current conflicts in Europe. And, they added one item to the top of their list: killing Jonas Watcher. Jonas needs the wi

Does Offering a Pre-Order of an eBook Work Towards More Sales?

This article is a  Work In Progress. I am working on the fourth book in the Jonas Watcher Detective Adventure series. The first thing I will share is that I got a professional book cover creator. The cost is affordable and the results are great. His designs have given my stories a brand that is repeatable and I like the look and feel the books now have. Additionally, the books come in three different formats; eBook, paperback book, and audio book. My fourth book will be released in July 2017. I am starting promotions and advertising in advance of the release to generate "buzz". This, in turn, is supposed to generate more sales which will help pay for me to continue to write. For me personally, it means my readership has increased and hopefully more people are reading my novels and enjoying them. In order to set up books for pre-order, you need a cover, you need a synopsis, and you need to be writing a novel and it will be available on the release date. In this case, it is