Thursday, July 27, 2006


As I've said before, we writers need to earn a buck any way we can, which includes soiling our delicate hands with the act of selling. My own efforts in this area are in conjunction with Amazon, and together we try to flog books via my site. Here is my latest sales report:

Total shipped to customer this quarter: 0.00
Referral fee this quarter: 0.00
Credit referral fee / subscription bonuses: 0.60
Total Referral fee: 0.60
ASIN Title Fee % Price Qty Fees
Marketplace - Books
1852428511 Deadfolk 0.0% 0.50 1 0.00

As you can see, a lot of room for growth there, which is always good to have. But what I'm wondering is what cheap bastard paid 50p for Deadfolk? Fifty flipping pence!? That book is worth NEARLY TWICE that. And a copy signed by me is worth NEARLY AS MUCH. Erm, let me just check that...

In other news, it is hot.


Steve Kane said...

One copy of "King Of The Road" has been bought from Amazon as a result of the link on my website. Whoever it was paid £6.39 for it.

Hope that makes you feel better.

Kay Sexton said...

Shit on a stick, 'twasn't me - I bought my copy of 'Deadfolk' direct from the publisher and paid much more for it, and bloody thing isn't even signed ...

I was robbed.

Charlie Williams said...

You know, I'm just grateful there are three people out there who have my books. Steve, Kay, and the 50p guy.

gav said...

I bought a copy of Deadfolk yesterday in Hay-on-Wye's pound shop. I think it's an old edition. I'm looking forward to reading it.

Charlie Williams said...

That pound shop in Hay has got to be criminal. Hope you like Deadfolk, Gav.