Tagged:  book

By Mak, March 2, 2017 Comments Off on The Depressing Truth… Books, General, News

This past month I’ve been running an Amazon Marketing Services ad campaign across Kindle for Insurmountable Odds, and boy, it’s a tough reach… 324,322 impressions 363 clicks = 0.11% ‘interest’ conversion 1 sale = 0.0003% impression conversion, and 0.27% interest… Read More »

By Mak, February 7, 2017 4 Books, Dev, News

I’ve not had much time for this dev blog of late as I’ve been throwing my spare-time effort into; Book Two, added ~14,000 words bringing the total to ~90,000, so just about two-thirds complete on the first draft. I’ve also… Read More »

By Mak, January 4, 2017 Comments Off on Book Two Milestone(ish) Books, General, News

50% of Book Two has now been drafted, proof read and had the first edits rolled in! I’m trying a different writing technique to the one I used for Book One – where I more or less dumped everything from… Read More »

By Mak, July 30, 2016 Comments Off on Book Two – House of Thoraz (Working Title) Books, General, News

Yeh, not so sure. Although the title is contextual to the plot, I have reservations so it’ll change before final 🙂 I’ve dedicated the entire ‘week’ to the book, tweaking various parts and writing new narrative – adding roughly 6,000… Read More »

By Mak, July 2, 2016 Comments Off on Insurmountable Odds – now on iBooks – finally! Books, News

Yes, it’s been a long time coming, but after almost a year I’ve finally jumped through all the hoops, signed all the forms, ticked all the boxes, to get Insurmountable Odds onto the Apple iBooks Store! Available now!

By Mak, June 24, 2016 2 Books, General, News

You hopefully be glad to hear work has begun in earnest! I’ve begun pulling all the fragments written so far into some kind of order, and I’m now establishing the basic timeline for the story. I’ve done a second pass/edit… Read More »

By Mak, June 8, 2016 Comments Off on Insurmountable Odds v1.1 Published Books, News

A quick announcement that the (very long awaited) v1.1 edits have finally been uploaded to Google Play, Amazon and Kobo! v1.1 sees a lot (far too many!) of spelling and grammatical fixes, and a small bonus section for any fans… Read More »

By Mak, November 23, 2015 Comments Off on Article : Lessons of Lorecraft Articles, Books, Design, General, News

Hmm, could have sworn I’d already published this one… 🙂 But, here it is anyway for those interested. Lessons of Lorecraft My trials and tribulations creating Insurmountable Odds, and also touching on the origins for the entire backstory behind the… Read More »

By Mak, October 7, 2015 3 Books, General, News

More awesome, than a whole bucketful of awesomeness… a picture says a thousand words. My thousand are all ‘Awesome’… Via CreateSpace I now have print editions of Insurmountable Odds! I can’t tell you how it feels to hold a print… Read More »

By Mak, September 20, 2015 Comments Off on Weekly Roundup #48 Dev, General, News

Ok, so not quite ‘weekly’… 🙂 I just thought I should reassure all that it isn’t entirely ‘all about the book’! The PR machine for IO (Insurmountable Odds) is underway, probably not as much as I should be / could… Read More »

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