Not troubling ‘Game of Thrones’ yet.

It is 6 months since my novel ‘Blood On Borrowed Wings’ went live on the Amazon store and I thought I would let everyone know how it is going.

Click here for a link to my ebook on Amazon

BOBW Cover Fantasy

I have shifted 350 copies and had 23000 pages read through the Kindle subscription service too.

I know sales don’t seem especially high – I am not troubling any bestsellers lists – but for the genre it ranked at 11th best selling at one point and it has far exceeded my hopes on how many people would invest their time (and money) on reading it. The feedback has been great too. The paying public do not write reviews often, but the reviews I have received have been positive, honest and encouraging.

This coupled with my lack of marketing budget and ineptitude on social media, means any sales at all are minor miracles to me.

I would really like to thank everyone who has supported me so far with reviews, interest, social media shares and plain old ‘Can ya get a shift on and write book 2?’

And can I ask 3 things

  1. If you have bought it and / or read it – please leave a review on Amazon, it really does help with sales.
  2. If you haven’t bought it – buy it, it is a great summer read.
  3. Share it with as many people you can to help give me a chance. When I hit 500 sales I will be putting a proposal together for agents and publishing houses.

If anyone out there would like a free copy, please let me know and I would happily exchange one for an honest review.

Thanks Bloggers and followers.

(Book 2 is on it’s way, stop going on about it!!)

 

D

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2 thoughts on “Not troubling ‘Game of Thrones’ yet.

  1. Leeswammes 08/08/2016 / 4:00 pm

    Hey Darren, nice, this update! Sounds like your book could use a marketing boost, but at least it didn’t die a premature death. When the next book is out, you may notice an increase in sales of the first book again. Looking forward to book 2!!

    • Blood On Borrowed Wings 08/08/2016 / 4:06 pm

      Thanks.
      I know very little about how to market and have no clue about social media really. Your help has been invaluable. I’ll plugging away and am 5 Chapters in to book 2 already. Woo hoo. Hope all is good with you. Nice to hear from you. D

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