Assessment of KDP Select

Since January 1st, I have place three book into KDP Select to assess its viability. I launched Rigel Kentaurus into KDP Select first. A while later, I unpublished both my collection Accretion, and my first novel Neanderthal Swan Song from everywhere but Amazon. My first free days on Rigel Kentaurus… Continue reading

Rigel Kentaurus, Last Day on KDP Select

My novel Rigel Kentaurus has nearly completed its 90-day journey through KDP Select. The question I have to ask myself is, was it worth it? It’s unfortunate that is one of those thing you can’t do and not do for comparison. By that, I mean I can’t compare KDP Select… Continue reading

Last Free Promotion for Rigel Kentaurus on Kindle

Today and tomorrow (May 18 and 19) are the last two days of free promotion before Rigel Kentaurus falls off KDP Select. You can find the book here. Early next week, the novel will be uploaded to Barnes and Noble and to Smashwords, as well as posted here, on my… Continue reading

KDP Select – First Free Days Result

My experiment with KDP Select for my novel Rigel Kentaurus is nearly over. For two days, the free downloads racked up, and my ranking in Science Fiction/Adventure category has been as high as #7. I just couldn’t seem to get past big public domain names like H.G. Wells. Still, #7… Continue reading