Despite my titles being ‘centrally stocked’ by Waterstone’s, it doesn’t follow that they get placed in all 300 stores. An author’s books get a grade in the internal Waterstone’s database, you see, and that decides how many stores the books go into.
Mine are in 50-60 stores at the mo. But I was on the phone to a few stores today and Waterstone’s Epsom, Sutton and Norwich have all now made orders for copies of Necromancer’s Gambit and Necromancer’s Betrayal. If I add a few more stores each day, then sales will keep rising. I’ll keep chipping away until that ‘tipping point’ is finally reached.