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February Reflections

Okay, it’s official. This year is going too fast! How can we already be in March?! Autumn officially started here today, although you wouldn’t know it from the forecast. The week is all 30+ degrees (86+ Fahrenheit), beautifully sunny, and feeling very summery! We had a slow start to the summer, so hopefully the warm… Continue reading February Reflections

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May Numbers & Figures

Mid-month, so that means it’s time to find out exactly how much money I made on Amazon last month! Unfortunately it wasn’t a triple figure month, this month. I need another new release, me thinks. Amazon.com: $77.68 Amazon.com.au: $11.03 Amazon.co.uk:  £4.07 Amazon.de: €5.89 Amazon.ca: $5.09 Createspace: $2.04 Total sales were 69 (mix of actual sales and… Continue reading May Numbers & Figures

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February sales numbers are in!

Alrighty. It’s mid-month. That time that indie authors clammer for (or maybe it’s just me?), where Amazon releases our official sales figures  for the previous month and you find out just how much you’re going to get paid for your Kindle Unlimited page reads. For the month of February, I earned a grand total of: Amazon.com:… Continue reading February sales numbers are in!

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Frugality and Simplicity: Things we’ve done right

Following on from my previous post on developing a more frugal and simple life… I was thinking about areas we could improve, and areas where we’ve done relatively all right over the past twelve and a bit months since moving back to Melbourne. Things we’ve done “right” this year: Been patient. When we needed something,… Continue reading Frugality and Simplicity: Things we’ve done right

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When your income dries up

So, I’m a full-time uni student (well, more than full-time really seeing as my course is overloaded! Most uni students do 4 subjects a semester – in my course we’re doing 6 each semester, essentially cramming 3 semesters worth of work into 2) this year. Between my placement (working full-time in schools for 30 days)… Continue reading When your income dries up