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Saturday, 27 April 2013

Smashwords? Enough, already.

A definite case of SLAGIATT ('Seemed like a good idea at the time'), when we decided to bin Amazon's KDP in favour of Smashwords' untried but independent platform end of last year.

We've been patient, and worked at promoting as best we can on the site, but the fact is that stuff just isn't shifting on SW. In fact, all our SW sales combined to date wouldn't even equate to the sales of one book on Amazon over the same timeframe. As 'Getting books out there' is greater than 'Not getting books out there', we have, with immediate effect, removed all of our catalogue from SW and restored our Amazon KDP Select for every prose fiction title. We had wanted it to work out differently, but you'll never find out if the grass really is greener or not until you've jumped the fence.

Not only that, but all titles will be offered free between Sunday 28th, and the 2nd May. Despite the Kindlegate controversies and the fresh appeal of a new platform, the hard fact appears to be: books shift faster on Amazon, for better or for worse, and several of our titles will now be exclusive to that platform.

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