Nearly There

28 Oct

I’ve been saying for the past month that my ebook will be finished within the next couple of days, and now it is. Hooray. Often when things take longer than I hope it’s because I’ve been procrastinating (a favourite pastime, although one I’m indulging in less), or life has jumped into the way. This time though, despite Hallowe’en parties and overtime, I have been working away at getting the ebook ready. Little did I know how much information I’d have to plough through on the Kindle site to get my book ready to publish. Normally I just ignore the ‘read more’ links, but I want to do this properly, so I’ve been reading all the small print and advice and trying to stick to it. It’s been quite a learning curve, but hopefully worthwhile. Still have to face completing an IRS exemption form (which I’ve just realised is lost in a bundle of proof-reading) so that the US government don’t start taxing me – it’s bad enough having to pay tax in the UK, without paying again in the US.

I’m really excited that The Chocolate Refuge will be available to buy via Amazon within the next couple of days, and intrigued to see how many books I actually manage to sell. No one I know has gone down this route, so I don’t know whether I’ll sell 10 or 10,ooo. Don’t think I should order the new kitchen just yet, but might manage a bar of chocolate to celebrate the release.

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