Lost in Amazon(ia)

How I am getting screwed by an erotica novelist with the same name as me.


Amazon is the largest distributor for ebooks. The numbers vary, but all remain consistent: Amazon is the big no. 1. It is the essential market for selling ebooks and for self-published authors.

Authors like myself.

In late April I self-published on Amazon my YA science-fiction/fantasy novel, How to Stop Wildfire. I also published two short-story-ish things on Amazon and Smashwords.

For How to Stop Wildfire I went KDP Select: went exclusive. Which I am no longer.

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The review the rating is attached to actually speaks nicely about my book so please don’t judge me too harshly. I am trying.

But all of that is really is not important. What does matter is my name.

My name is Sarah Sunday. That is my birth name. Not a pen name. Quite unique, right? Whatever. That really is not important.

What is important is that another author is using it (I’m guessing) as a pen name. And this author is an erotica novelist. I don’t have anything against erotica writers. I honestly do not care.



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