Why Is My Book Not Selling?

Nicholas C. Rossis

Derek Doepker | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's bookSo, you have written your book and expect royalties to start rolling in. Then… nothing. You start reading about book promotion and realize you need to spend money to make money. You start running free days and countdown deals. You pay for ads and end up paying people to read your book, which is never a good idea. You then start scratching your head. What is wrong with your book? Why doesn’t it sell?

I recently received a newsletter from Derek Doepker of ebookbestsellersecrets.com which addresses this very issue. Derek lists his checklist for a book’s success. As he puts it, if you don’t answer “yes” to ALL of these questions, then there’s a good chance whatever you do to promote your book will waste a lot of time and money and lead to little or no sales.

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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One Response to Why Is My Book Not Selling?

  1. Thank you so much, Anna 🙂

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