We LOVED this book, loved the pace, the short chapters, the characters. Read it in one whole sitting, was gripped from the start, appauled by its content blah, blah,blah, BUT, we're sorry, we do not feel it is right for our ********** imprint at this time. I know we are going to be kicking ourselves and the sales figures they have achieved on their own are astounding, BUT...I would be able to retire right now and write at my leisure. MA Editions have seen past the controversy, the stigma attached to the books content (hell, they even used it to their advantage in the title!) and opted to let the reader decide. What more, as writers could we ask for? After all, that's what happened 18 months and 155,000 sales ago when we put it on Amazon. Paraphilia is available for pre-order (released digitally on 6th June 2012) here. Of course, it would help if you can read French! ;-) We are thrilled to be on this journey with our publisher and eternally grateful to them for taking us this far. Who knows what will happen in the future? I mean, so many of my dreams about writing a successful book have already come true, so I guess I have used all my wishes up. Right? ;-) Saffi PS. I will be blogging about my time in Paris & Brussels in the first week of June. Look out for 'Lost in France', coming soon!
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Not many things shut me up. In fact, it's pretty hard to recall a time when I was ever lost for words (well, coherent words anyway). I guess I've had a couple of jaw-dropping moments over the last two years; like when we first started out on this insane writer/publisher-thingy journey and we hit treble figures for the first time on Amazon (in a month) and when we saw our first five star review, or the Sunday we sat watching KDP and hitting refresh every five seconds to see our digital book sales for ONE DAY creep up to 857 in 24 hours. Yeah, there's been a few, but the whole 'I guess I'm a real writer now' realisation kinda crept up on me gradually, so much so, that it didn't happen over night. I just morphed into it. Don't get me wrong, there's been many a time over the last twenty four months when I have had to pinch myself and shake the craziness outta my skull because not in my wildest dreams did I envisage the bumper-car ride that we have been on, but press and blog interviews, celebrity followers on twitter and seeing our book in the Sunday magazine charts kinda became part of every day life after a while. Awesome, but I sort of got used to it; gradually. Until yesterday. When I saw this:Read More