[12/02/17] Apocalypse Gates Book 1: Rapture (PG-16 & NSFW)

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  1. DJ Schinhofen

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  2. Adam Elliott

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    You know, it's funny. I was literally just wondering if this was something Amazon would let you (me) get away with. DJ, you're always so abundantly helpful, even when you don't realize it. :)
     
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    That might be the first time someone said that about me...
     
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    The book goes live in just a few hours.
     
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    Fly high!
     
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    I think Paul is encouraging you to celebrate with drugs.
     
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    I'm super interested to see how releasing two versions goes for ya. Looks like, as of me writing this, the NSFW version is much preferred! I hope these do well!
     
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    Good ol' Paul.
     
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    Kevin is correct. The author's cut is outselling the other dramatically. Guess which copy I got? ;)
     
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    outselling 20 to 1
     
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    Only the good kind! ;)

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    Huh...what?

    *coughs as huge smoke cloud comes out of the server room*
     
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    The only one being recommended by Kindle is the author’s cut (and I think just having “author’s cut” on the cover is influencing that ratio a bit, too), so that could have a bit to do with it.
     
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    They are promoting the author's cut because it is selling more. it's a rich get richer kind of thing that amazon does. If the book is doing well they promote it more.
     
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    That explains that then. Still think the “author’s cut” on the cover has an effect. We’ve been trained by Hollywood “director’s cuts” to expect more stuff in that edition so it comes across as a better value or bigger bang for the buck (bigger bang... heh heheh heh heh).

    It’s on my to-do list though. For some reason I can’t seem to pass up your books.
     
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    Will order tomorrow!
     
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    A2051B8D-46B1-450F-81D5-3B10EED43193.png Huh. Even my amazon follow notifications/dashboard isn’t registering the PG-16 version. It’s only showing the Author’s Cut.
     
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    Just finished, great read. Now I have a problem do I encourage you to write book two or book four of Alpha World.
     
  19. DJ Schinhofen

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    LOL, AW4 is already with the editor, it should be released around March. Writing AW5 right now, and when i finish that i should be moving on to AG2.
     
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    Okay I'll wait for it I can be patient, I've been waiting for book 3 of the kingkiller for what like 8 or 9 years now.
     
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