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shafik
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My Book

I am an Author! I have been very, very successful at B&N stores throughout Mo, Ks, Ok. The

 

Chains of St. Peter (ISBN # 9781606966976) hit the streets July 09 and to this date I have sold

 

over 1300 books. The problem is: B&N will not stock enough of my books, for so many of my

 

friends across the U S have tried to purchase the book but told they must order it.

 

Subsequently they order it from me and bypass the stores.  Here is the kicker: I average 23

 

books per store at a signing which is much above average for 99% of Authors. I have been

 

told that even well know Authors do not sell that many books at a sitting.  Come on B&N put

 

more of my books on your shelves they are guaranteed sales by the Publisher

 

and myself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  

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KathyS
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Re: My Book

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The Chains of St. Peter  


shafik wrote:

I am an Author! I have been very, very successful at B&N stores throughout Mo, Ks, Ok. The Chains of St. Peter (ISBN # 9781606966976) hit the streets July 09 and to this date I have sold over 1300 books. The problem is: B&N will not stock enough of my books, for so many of my friends across the U S have tried to purchase the book but told they must order it.

 

Subsequently they order it from me and bypass the stores.  Here is the kicker: I average 23 books per store at a signing which is much above average for 99% of Authors. I have been told that even well know Authors do not sell that many books at a sitting.  Come on B&N put more of my books on your shelves they are guaranteed sales by the Publisher and myself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  


Ask your friends to online order from B&N, not from you.  It's cheaper than walking into the store and buying it off the shelf, anyway.  This board really isn't the place to sell B&N on stocking your book on their shelves.  We're a discussion board. 

 

I haven't checked to see what the genre of your book is, or how much it is, or who you are (your name).  If you want to promote your book, you might want to give a little more information, first.  The writing board has a thread for published authors, or the Community Board, which is read by everyone.  And BTW, you might want to cut down on the usage of the exclamation marks....it's unimpressive  :smileyhappy:

Good Luck.

 

p.s.  I just looked on the B&N order page, and they only have this book used.  Well, that's not good.  This genre is pretty specific, too.  I honestly don't know what to say to this, except I wish you well.