I’m sorry about the unpleasant little ‘Ecopressed’ ads that are appearing in single post view between the post and the comments: these aren’t my doing, they’re WordPress inserting content, and I’m trying to decide whether to pay for the ‘no ads’ option to get rid of them or just migrate the blog to my own […]Read More Ecostressed
WordPress helpfully tells me what people have searched on to find my site, and sometimes I can’t help but respond: find books to sell on amazon That sounds like one of those careers you see advertisements for in the back of old-fashioned comics, like ‘Make a good living selling scrap metal!’ and ‘Become a commercial […]Read More Stepdaughter Of I Get Searches
Today I bought various books from Lulu for Christmas presents to take advantage of the 25% offer they’ve got going… and then forgot to put the code in at the checkout. I’d previously tried to cancel Lulu orders due to similar misfortunes and had no joy, so I thought ‘Ugh, that’s done, I can’t cancel […]Read More Baby, it’s cold outside
This weekend’s adventure is… setting myself up as an Amazon affiliate. Dealing with Amazon itself wasn’t too bad: there was a minor blip when I opened the application form and discovered that for some insane reason Amazon.com thought my primary address was an old address of my brother-in-law’s that I once sent a Christmas present […]Read More Amazon, here we come!
This was going to be a ‘Hooray, Lulu are now allowing their writers to set their own discounts! Have 25% off the list price, to encourage you to buy the book even if you didn’t win it!’ post. The good news is, there are indeed discounts! The Maker’s Mask: Book One Of Requite in paperback […]Read More And if you didn’t win but would like to try the books anyway…
… as I discovered yesterday when trying to upload a document in a font I thought Lulu recognised. My fault for not reading the font guidelines closely enough. So, I’ve been mourning Palatino Linotype and seeing how the book looks in various other font types. And yes, I realise that this is a first-world problem. […]Read More Palatino Linotype is not Palatino…
Annoying things: looking at an inoffensive little scene that gives an outsider’s view on your heroine and her views and has some nice description in it, and realising that the reader already knows about the heroine’s outlook on life by now and that there was a snippet of physical description of her only a couple […]Read More Annoying things, no.1