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Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
« Reply #400 on: August 19, 2014, 12:36:34 pm »
Scheduling update: September 5th has now filled up, so new orders will go to September 9th. Thanks, all!

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #401 on: August 22, 2014, 07:42:41 pm »
    Scheduling update: September 9th has now filled up, so new orders will go to September 12th. Thanks, all!

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #402 on: August 22, 2014, 09:21:39 pm »
    Is erotic romance acceptable? What if I called it extremely hot contemporary?  ;)

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    « Reply #403 on: August 24, 2014, 09:50:06 am »
    Is erotic romance acceptable? What if I called it extremely hot contemporary?  ;)
    I'm actually asking a serious question. Erotic romance is a subgenre of romance. It isn't erotica. If you accept erotic romance, then I might be interested in a spot on September 12.

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #404 on: August 24, 2014, 11:54:17 am »
    Hello!

    I just submitted one of my books, the one who feels the most unloved and lonely.

    I didn't specify a date. Just put in the ASIN with no instructions.

    The book will be on sale for .99 from September 5-19, (Regular 3.99), although I can adjust that price to meet whatever day I receive for Book Discovery Day. Do I need to do anything more? No email yet, but I just submitted.

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #405 on: August 24, 2014, 01:18:37 pm »
    Harve, how about accepting a short story? (without sex, or anything that makes certain people get all bug-eyed)  :)
    Say, a PG type of story: some strong language, but absolutely no sex. What do you say, or you guys going to be like BookBub
    and not bend a single inch?
    Some readers would pay $0.99 for something like a 17 page long-short. I would.


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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #406 on: August 24, 2014, 01:59:31 pm »
    Too bad the reviews count. I have about 40 reviews of last novel, but only about 15 book sales. *sigh*

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #407 on: August 26, 2014, 08:19:50 am »
    Scheduling update: September 12th has now filled up, so new orders will go to September 16th. Thanks, all!

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    I'm actually asking a serious question. Erotic romance is a subgenre of romance. It isn't erotica. If you accept erotic romance, then I might be interested in a spot on September 12.

    Thanks for your question, Andrea. Let me know the ASIN of the book in question. Generally, if Amazon categorizes the book in its "erotica" category, we won't run it.

    Hello!

    I just submitted one of my books, the one who feels the most unloved and lonely.

    I didn't specify a date. Just put in the ASIN with no instructions.

    The book will be on sale for .99 from September 5-19, (Regular 3.99), although I can adjust that price to meet whatever day I receive for Book Discovery Day. Do I need to do anything more? No email yet, but I just submitted.

    Thank you!

    Lorio

    Thanks! You should have received a confirmation email for it. We generally get the confirmation emails out the same day as the order is submitted... and definitely within 48 hours.

    Harve, how about accepting a short story? (without sex, or anything that makes certain people get all bug-eyed)  :)
    Say, a PG type of story: some strong language, but absolutely no sex. What do you say, or you guys going to be like BookBub
    and not bend a single inch?
    Some readers would pay $0.99 for something like a 17 page long-short. I would.

    While we tend to not run stories that are just a few pages long, we can make exceptions -- for example, for established authors or if the storyline seems compelling enough to capture significant interest from our readers.

    Too bad the reviews count. I have about 40 reviews of last novel, but only about 15 book sales. *sigh*

    It probably is eligible; if the sales rank is currently 10,000 or higher, we'll likely accept it. Thanks for asking!
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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #408 on: August 26, 2014, 08:53:13 am »
    Thanks for responding, Harve. Explains why you're loved on these boards. You never
    fail to impress.
    Now, if I can only figure out if I'm established enough as an author & if my story
    is compelling enough for readers...    ::)


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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #409 on: August 31, 2014, 04:16:19 pm »
    Thank you so much to everyone who helps keep these boards running through your occasional promotional order. For Book Discovery promos, September 16th has now filled up, so new orders will go to September 19th. Thanks, all!

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #410 on: September 02, 2014, 11:00:04 pm »
    Scheduling update: September 19th has now filled up, so new orders will go to September 23rd. Thanks, all!

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #411 on: September 12, 2014, 11:48:47 am »
    Scheduling update: September 26th has now filled up, so new orders will go to September 30th. Thanks, all!

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #412 on: September 21, 2014, 07:55:05 pm »
    Scheduling update: September 30th has now filled up, so new orders will go to October 3rd. Thanks, all!

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #413 on: September 21, 2014, 08:32:35 pm »
    Hi Harvey,
    I've been absent from Kboards for a long time. My books weren't selling at all, and I just kind of gave up.  But now, I think I'm going to try again.  Just sent you payment for my third (and loneliest) novel to be included in Book Discovery Day.  I also just realized how much I've missed KBs.  Thank you for still being here.

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #414 on: September 21, 2014, 09:11:40 pm »
    It's great to have you back! I've sent a confirmation email.
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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #415 on: September 21, 2014, 09:30:42 pm »
    Hi Harvey,
    I've set up the second book in a series that needs some attention. Only has one review so far.
    Plus, October will be great. I've got a paranormal theme. Love to be on a Book Discovery Day in October.
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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #416 on: September 22, 2014, 09:23:56 am »
    Thanks, Harvey!
    The Oct. 3 date you set for Bristles is great.  I'm doing a countdown deal starting that day, reducing the price to 99 cents.

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #417 on: September 22, 2014, 10:21:38 am »
    Just signed up my book. :D

    Plenty of sales, but I'm having difficulty getting people to post reviews.

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #418 on: September 22, 2014, 12:57:36 pm »
    Thanks all! If you haven't received a confirmation email yet, I'm just catching up now on orders from last night. Confirmation coming soon!
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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #419 on: September 22, 2014, 01:50:52 pm »
    This is such a great idea. I've just signed up my book, which is languishing unreviewed on Amazon.com, and has precisely one review on Amazon.co.uk.

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #420 on: September 22, 2014, 02:28:48 pm »
    Thanks all! You have confirmation emails in your inbox.

    October 3rd has filled up, so current orders are landing on October 7th.

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #421 on: September 26, 2014, 08:02:11 pm »
    Scheduling update: October 7th has filled up, so new orders are landing on October 10th. Thanks all!

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    « Reply #422 on: September 26, 2014, 08:14:11 pm »
    This is such a great idea. I've just signed up my book, which is languishing unreviewed on Amazon.com, and has precisely one review on Amazon.co.uk.

    I've got the same problem... one entire review. I've sold over 50 copies and given away probably about as many! What is the standard sold to reviews ratio? Is it always like this?

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #423 on: September 26, 2014, 09:50:33 pm »
    How long does the Book Discovery run for?  I guess I wasn't sure what to expect.  I've heard about people who have had good success for this kind of ad, but I haven't had a single download.  I guess I would call that a wash. 

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    Re: Is your book feeling unloved? Join our "Book Discovery Day"
    « Reply #424 on: September 27, 2014, 10:33:54 am »
    How long does the Book Discovery run for?  I guess I wasn't sure what to expect.  I've heard about people who have had good success for this kind of ad, but I haven't had a single download.  I guess I would call that a wash. 

    I'd give it 48 hours: yesterday's Book Discovery promo (which posts at 4pm Pacific time) is included in today's email newsletter, which goes out roughly mid-morning Pacific time. The actual post for the Book Discovery run stays available indefinitely on the KBoards blog, as is the case for the accompanying FB/Twitter posts. They do get bumped off the front page as new posts are made.
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