You may know Karen Botha as the author of some of the best gay romance books on Amazon. She’s written a series of six gay romance books set in and around one of her favourite pass times, motor sports. So,
What writers can learn.
So, this week, there has been a spike in searches for Alice Sebold as she has a new book out called Lucky. So, I went over to her page to have a look at what she’s up to with a view to taking out some learnings.
Well… there are a few, but the first one is that if you make it to the big time, the trajectory is only upwards from thereon in. She’s selling her kindle book on pre-order for £10. Can you believe that? I scrape by at around £3 or $3.99.
Now, the big thing that I can take from how she’s going about her book launch is her review count. One month ahead of her release, she’s already gotten 1120 reviews on Amazon.co.uk. As I’m in the UK this is the site that I was automatically directed to.
“Come on love, swing your legs round towards me…” My nail varnish catches my eye. It’s chipped. And blue. Horrid. Not something I would choose. It’s so tatty. I’d never let it get like this. “Sweetheart, you need to get out of the car.” My husband gently tries to shift my legs. I recognise his voice although it