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Forum: Fiction 06-07-2017, 03:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,717
Posted By Rincewind
Not much to add, except that's the best thing...

Not much to add, except that's the best thing I've read on here for a while. Good stuff.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-01-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,179
Posted By Rincewind
You need better covers, better book descriptions,...

You need better covers, better book descriptions, and then once you've done that, if you really want to sell why not get them up on amazon?
The chances of people stumbling across your books at the...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-16-2016, 04:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,056
Posted By Rincewind
This one, by me :D ...

This one, by me :D

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sex-Lies-Chocolate-Cakes-Delicious-ebook/dp/B00RPPHANS/ref=sr_1_2?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1466077817&sr=1-2&keywords=humour
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-07-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,331
Posted By Rincewind
Icon8 Or how many masterpieces you've missed because of...

Or how many masterpieces you've missed because of a crap one...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 03-17-2016, 12:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,110
Posted By Rincewind
As far as I'm concerned equality between the...

As far as I'm concerned equality between the sexes can only be a good thing. I'd even go so far as to let women get jobs. Obviously only once they've the housework but still, open it up to them I say.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-16-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By Rincewind
I've seen worse first drafts. Probably needs a...

I've seen worse first drafts. Probably needs a rewrite before anything else. Saying that though, Devon even managed to make me look good with her editing skills so anything's possible :)
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-15-2016, 04:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By Rincewind
Firstly, terrible sales technique, secondly, the...

Firstly, terrible sales technique, secondly, the first thing people will see when they read the preview is the god awful formatting on the table of contents, resulting in probable zero sales. Sort...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-06-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By Rincewind
I always end my stories by having the main...

I always end my stories by having the main character wake up and realise it was only a dream. Either that or alien abduction.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-23-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By Rincewind
I don't know how any of you cope in temperatures...

I don't know how any of you cope in temperatures like those. Even the British summer is usually too hot for me.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-21-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By Rincewind
Stop stressing and just don't write. It really...

Stop stressing and just don't write. It really wont as the end of the world.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-04-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,710
Posted By Rincewind
I made my first cover myself and thought it was...

I made my first cover myself and thought it was great at the time. Sales were ok but partly due to the subtitle I noticed it was appearing in lists of diet books (as in customers who bought this item...
Forum: Publishing 04-23-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,876
Posted By Rincewind
Loads of threads already on this if you do a...

Loads of threads already on this if you do a search, but I've recently self published through KDP and only have good things to say about it. It all depends what you want really and how patient you...
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-09-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By Rincewind
Yep, on reflection i've decided to leave it and...

Yep, on reflection i've decided to leave it and change some of the keywords instead. Much less chance of a disasterous drop off the cliffs of amazon that way :D
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-09-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,883
Posted By Rincewind
Icon10 Isnt that what most love interests do in real...

Isnt that what most love interests do in real life anyway ;)
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-09-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By Rincewind
amazon categories

How often do people change categories once you've self published? I keep reading you should change every now and again so you're picked up by the algorithms, whatever that means. My books doing well...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-10-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,756
Posted By Rincewind
Interesting. I noticed that in 2012 I received...

Interesting. I noticed that in 2012 I received 186 replies to posts I made but in 2013 that suddenly catapulted to 345, whereas this year I've received a paltry 47. However, as we're still only in...
Forum: Introductions 03-07-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By Rincewind
It wont cost you a bean to put it on Amazon....

It wont cost you a bean to put it on Amazon. Creatspace will do print on demand, likely at a lot less than the price you have now, and you can sell the kindle version at any price you fancy. If you...
Forum: Introductions 03-06-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By Rincewind
Welcome back Gerrie :)

Welcome back Gerrie :)
Forum: Introductions 03-06-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By Rincewind
3.99 is still quite high for a kindle edition of...

3.99 is still quite high for a kindle edition of a writers debut book. I reckon you'd need a monumental beginning to get me to part with my cash. I am fairly mean though :)
Forum: Introductions 03-06-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 979
Posted By Rincewind
Almost effortless writing...I would kill for some...

Almost effortless writing...I would kill for some of that :)

Welcome to the beat Jay. Look forward to seeing some of your work.
Forum: Writer's Beat Technical Support 03-06-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,081
Posted By Rincewind
Now I look like an idiot because I've just...

Now I look like an idiot because I've just noticed it's working now :D Thanks for your help anyway :-p
Forum: Writer's Beat Technical Support 03-06-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,081
Posted By Rincewind
Signature

Hi, I've stuck a link to my novella in my signature but it doesn't show when I post? The link works in preview etc but no go on the site. Help!
Forum: Introductions 03-06-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By Rincewind
Hi, welcome back. Regarding the book, if...

Hi, welcome back.

Regarding the book, if i'm honest i'm not surprised you're struggling for sales at those prices.

21.59 for a hardback?
12.58 paperback?
5.39 kindle edition? ...
Forum: Publishing 03-05-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,478
Posted By Rincewind
52 now and i havent noticed a blind bit of...

52 now and i havent noticed a blind bit of difference :D
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-05-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,039
Posted By Rincewind
Most of the work in fiction is the beginning of...

Most of the work in fiction is the beginning of something longer. The fly by nights usually just pop in to see if anyone actually thinks their work is worthwhile carrying on, whether there's a decent...
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