Earlier this year I made a couple of notebooks:
The Princelings Notebook
- features chapter illustrations and quotes from books 1-7
George’s Guinea Pig World: The Fab Four
- features pictures of the first four of my guinea pigs, Fred, George, Victor and Hugo. There are quotes, mostly by George, from the George’s Guinea Pig World blog.
I know I’ve featured the Princelings Notebook as a prize in a giveaway, so I was surprised I couldn’t find the cover picture in my database here. It may be that I featured the widget that lets you look inside it on the Blurb website.
Following this interesting article by Derek Haines, I’m wondering whether I should widen their buying world.
I must look into this further, including whether the cost of adding a greater number of pages, and the resulting hefty price, with the distribution costs added, make this at all feasible to get them onto Amazon.
The alternative is to do an Amazon version through KDP.
Watch this space, not only for my marketing decisions, but for news of the next guinea pig notebook, which would feature the Jubilee Seven.
(to Blurb.com – edit URL for .co.uk or others)
George’s Guinea Pig World: the Fab Four
2 thoughts on “Notebooks on sale”
Those are lovely blank books, especially the Princelings one! I can’t say that I agree with the blogger that we should be looking at keywords and sales numbers before we even write, because I believe in writing the books I want to write, but I do think that if people are willing to buy blank books, go for it! Shoot, it has me wondering what I might do 🙂
I think if you want to make a living as a writer, knowing what sells and what the audience is chewing up at the moment may help. But then, it’s always been the way that agents & publishers steer developments the way they think they should go… we get what ‘they’ think we want. On the whole. Until EL James self-publishes a little sexy beast and they realise they’re missing out.
I have too many ideas in my head and they all have to wait for now.