MT McGuire Books

This week, I have been mostly thinking about #marketing #bookmarketing #indiereads

Posted June 25, 2017 and visited 73 times, 4 so far today

I rant on about marketing and how I’ve stuffed it up even though I’m supposed to know what I’m doing!

Mailing lists: the all embracing panacea or the hamster wheel of doom?

Posted May 6, 2017 and visited 616 times, 3 so far today

The evidence suggests that only one in eight of the people on M T’s mailing list has actually read her books. She tries to work out why.

An offer you can’t refuse on a day that, unless you’re British, you won’t understand.

Posted March 26, 2017 and visited 959 times, 2 so far today

Information about a promo on Kobo which will allow you to download my book and many others for 30% off.

Castles in the sky. Feet in the…

Posted February 25, 2014 and visited 3255 times, 1 so far today

A lengthy whinge and some good news about Few Are Chosen, K’Barthan Trilogy Part 1

Some Thoughts About Free Promotions and KDP Select

Posted January 7, 2012 and visited 3160 times, 1 so far today

As you may know have a short on kdp select which is a prequel to my novel. If you want to know how it’s going then, let me share my piss-poor sales figures with you! Mwah ha ha ha haargh.

People who bought this also bought… Cluster KDP Select freebie group?

Posted January 3, 2012 and visited 2903 times, 1 so far today

Cluster freebies from similar genre authors on KDP Select. Anyone interested?

“KDP Select”

Posted December 13, 2011 and visited 5889 times, 1 so far today

There’s been a lot written about the new Amazon initiative kdp select. For what it’s worth, I would suggest that Amazon’s reasons are economic rather than philanthropic. So, with my ex brand manager’s hat on, here’s what I think they might be up to, or at least, here’s what I’d be up to if I was them.

Enjoying the 15 minutes…

Posted September 8, 2011 and visited 2250 times, 1 so far today

OK, so three marvellous things have happened today. One, my car has returned from open heart surgery, no more overheating in traffic.

Two, Unlucky Dip is free on

Unlucky Dip coming to kindle…

Posted September 5, 2011 and visited 3439 times, 1 so far today

The companion short to go with Few Are Chosen will be available to download on Amazon later this week.

Progress on Konrath Lite. E-Book Pricing 3

Posted February 12, 2011 and visited 2165 times, 1 so far today

After 10 days, I caved in and dropped the price to £1 in the UK and $2 in the US and guess what. IT MADE NO DIFFERENCE! Yep, that’s right. None, nada, zilch.