Monday, June 20, 2011

Sunborn — World Edition Ebook

I've known for a while that folks outside the U.S. have been unable to buy the Sunborn ebook, at least in the Kindle store. All this time, I thought it was a glitch at Tor. Turns out it was a glitch here at the Starrigger Ranch. It seems Tor only holds U.S. ebook rights. This discovery has caused yet another flurry of consternation and ebook production here at Starrigger Central, as I gear up to publish an international edition, for readers in the rest of the world.

This involves several steps:

  1. Preparing the actual ebook. (I can't just put up the Tor-designed ebook, and I've learned a lot about formatting since I put up the free edition, a couple of years ago. So there's work involved.)
  2. Preparing a cover. My designer, Pat, is booked up until mid-August. I don't want to wait that long to release the world edition, so we'll have a temporary cover until then.
  3. Figuring out where to publish it. There's Amazon.UK and Amazon.DE for the Kindle editions. But the ePub version is trickier, especially if I have to block sales in the U.S. I'm exploring some options right now.

That said, I hope to have it up in a couple of weeks. So if you're outside the U.S., and you've read the first three Chaos books and have been wondering why the hell you can't buy the fourth, please be patient just a little longer!

Starrigger HQ out.

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At 8:28 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What if I've read all four and wondering why I can't buy the fifth? ... Just kidding... really enjoyed the series and still patiently waiting for the rest. :)

At 4:09 PM, Blogger Max said...

Oh good news you're already on the case! It happened that I finished reading the third book (today) and I'm more than excited to get my hands on the international edition once it is finished.

And not to forget: Thank you for publishing the first three parts. I really enjoyed reading them.

Best regards from germany!



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