Friday, 6 April 2012

Thank You..!


I want to say a big thank you to all eight thousand of you who downloaded ‘Reaching for the Stars’ last weekend in my blogiversary free promotion. It was a tremendous success in that as well as reaching lots of lovely new readers, ‘Reaching for the Stars’ went zooming up the paid charts this week on Amazon to the Number Two spot in the Top 100 Women’s Fiction chart.
Thank you also to all those who have been buying 'Reaching for the Stars' this week. You tried very hard to nudge Sophie Kinsella and her new novel off that Number One spot - but I’m afraid the lovely Sophie just wasn’t for budging!

You’ll remember that last week, I was offering heart shaped chocolates and sweeties in a draw for all those who commented, shared & tweeted about the promotion. Well, I wish I had hundreds of these yummy treats to give away this Easter, because I really appreciated each and every one of you who support me. So, as well as sending virtual hugs to you all, I’ll be posting out the box of chocolate hearts to Old Kitty and the heart shaped sweeties to Jan Brigden (Briggy44). Please email your postal addresses to janice.horton@btinternet.com and I'll send you your treats. Enjoy!



All this excitement has attracted the attention of the Dumfries & Galloway media – and yesterday I was interviewed for our local paper about my year of social networking, my blogiversary, and my ebooks. Thank you to Arts and Entertainments Editor Sara Bain of ‘The Standard’ for her support. Sara has said it would be helpful to her if readers of this article were to 'rate the story'. Thanks.

Thank you all again and a Happy Easter!
If you don’t yet have copies of my ebooks ‘Bagpipes & Bullshot’ and ‘Reaching for the Stars’ and you are looking for a bit of romance over this bank holiday weekend – look no further - and download your copies now. They both cost less than £1 – that’s less than the price of an Easter egg and there are absolutely NO calories involved!


17 comments:

joanne fox said...

Congratulations on doing so well.

Happy Easter. Do save some chocolate for yourself!

Melanie said...

Congratulations on a successful Blogiversary! I read and rated the interview and shared it with some of my folks here in Canada that I've suggested your books to.

Cheers! Enjoy your Easter weekend.

Sheryl said...

But just as pleasurable as sucking slowly on chocolate! Loved B&B! Reaching for the Stars on my tbr (nudged up!). Go Janice! :) x

Pauline Barclay said...

Congratulations, you super star! Hugs x

Jan Brigden said...

Oh, wow! Janice, I'm chuffed to bits at winning the heart shaped sweeties. Thank you so much x

Rosemary Gemmell said...

Wonderful result, Janice! And Sara's interview with you is fab.

myraduffy said...

Very well done,Janice -you go from strength to strength!

Miriam Wakerly said...

Really amazing success. Good for you!

Dizzy C said...

Congrats, a great way to celebrate your blogiversary!

carol

Chris Longmuir said...

I'm over the moon that your launch went so well. You work so hard you deserve the success.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations, Janice. Happy for you.

Anneli

Anita Chapman said...

Congratulations Janice!

Linn B Halton said...

Yessss! So great to see your name up there and it's no surprise at all! Having read both of your novels I can't wait for novel no. 3 - loveable and likeable characters that become friends! Hearty congrats Janice! Lxxx

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

What a great result.

Sara Bain said...

Janice, your interview is now the top rated story on the Standard website. The ratings help to spread the word to other sites so that more people will read it and hopefully more will buy the book!

Cara Cooper said...

Many congratulations Janice, you are certainly going from strength to strength!

Writer Pat Newcombe said...

Really big congratulations, Janice! It must be a great feeling to know your novels are doing so well.