Pre-order for books is a fairly new tactic, now wholeheartedly embraced by Amazon, iBooks, Smashword and other on-line sellers. My newest Zack Tolliver, FBI novel Under Desert Sand will be placed on pre-order at Amazon.com immediately after Easter. In this article I will discuss what I feel are the advantages and disadvantages of using pre-order … Continue reading Why Pre-sale?
Last Saturday I drove to Ventura to attend the 805 Writers' Conference, mostly for the chance to hear Penny one more time. Penny is the author of How To Sell Your Books by the Truckload on Amazon.com, a catchy title for me since that is what I try to do. What I like about Penny … Continue reading Tips From The 805
Ever notice that there's no category for "readers" in Twitter? You can find writers in abundance. I suspect it is because virtually any topic can be associated with readers. As an author, if you want to reach readers you need to go where they hang out. Virtually, that would be places like libraryThing, Shelfari, and … Continue reading Where Have All The Readers Gone?