Guy L. Pace

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Booksellers

Booksellers This post is to bookstores and booksellers who buy or may buy my books. I recently got a shipment back from IngramSpark (the print-on-demand company). Of course, this is disappointing and frustrating. I had no idea who bought this lot and didn’t have a chance to help them sell the books. I communicated with Continue Reading

Amazon

Amazon I’ve been working with some marketing people and trying different promotions on Amazon for Sudden Mission and Nasty Leftovers. As I move to the finish line on the third book, I want to have a stronger showing in the first two. While they have done well at times on Amazon, sales on the other e-book vendors have Continue Reading

Royalties

What are royalties? Royalties are the part of the price of a book that actually goes to the author after all other costs and fees. So, it doesn’t mean authors wear crowns. Here’s a little taste of the business side of writing and publishing. If you check out Sudden Mission and Nasty Leftovers on Amazon, Nook, Continue Reading

Kluge

What is a Kluge? “Kluge” is a word common around computer and hardware systems and is an unfortunate appropriation of a German family name. The term kluge (often misspelled “kludge”) refers to a “clunky, unpolished, quickly thrown together,” workaround or patch that results in a difficult to maintain or repair system. I knew that the term likely came Continue Reading

Subscribers

Be a Subscriber I set up a gift code on Amazon for an e-book of Nasty Leftovers. On September 30, I will randomly select from my blog subscriber list someone who will receive this code. Building and this list is important. It helps me get the message out about my books and projects. Those of you Continue Reading