Free Amazon Kindle Upload of ‘The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago’ Monday and Tuesday

Bill Walker, author of the Skywalker hiking books, is offering his popular European travel book, The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago, for free upload on Amazon Kindle Monday and Tuesday, August 11-12. Walker is also the author of Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail, and Getting High–The Annapurna Circuit in Nepal....

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Massive Reader Interest This Weekend in Skywalker Adventure Narratives

This weekend total of 1,145 Amazon Kindle┬áreaders took advantage of a special promotion and uploaded Bill Walker’s two most popular adventure narratives: Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail and Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail. These two books have sold consistently well because they are aimed at the non-expert hiker and even the non-hiker. Walker, who is nearly 7-feet tall, had never even...

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Skywalker Runs Free Amazon Kindle Special on Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail Books

Bill Walker (‘Skywalker’) will hold a special promotion starting in just a couple hours for this entire weekend on his two most popular outdoor adventure narratives, Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail and Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail. They will be available for free upload on Amazon Kindle, Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9. These books are cutting-edge tales of his thru-hikes of...

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Free Amazon Kindle Upload of ‘Getting High–the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal’ by Skywalker

Skywalker’s new narrative, Getting High–the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal, ┬áis available for free upload on Amazon Kindle through the weekend. This is a one-time offer; indeed early interest has been terrific. Hopefully, anyone with interest in the Himalayas will consider reading this adventure narrative. The Annapurna Circuit attracts trekkers from around the world, similar to the Camino de Santiago in...

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Paperback Sales of Hiking Books Increase (vis-a-vis) Kindle Sales as Hiking Season Approaches

“I can’t believe it,” I have often exclaimed to friends. I sell two or three times as many units on Kindle as I do paperbacks. For a technophobe like myself, that is amazing. But heck, the logic of e-books is overwhelming. The customer pays approximately 30% of the price, the author makes more, and so does poor Jeff Bezos of Amazon. Win-win-win. And the customer gets it right away. I have yet to see any statistics on an...

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Free Amazon Kindle Upload of Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail

Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail will be eligible for a free upload on Amazon Kindle for Monday and Tuesday, January 21, 22, 2013. This popular trail narrative tells the story of 6’11” Bill Walker’s (Skywalker) 2005 thru-hike of the 2,175 mile Appalachian Trail (AT). Walker had developed a virtual obsession with thru-hiking the AT, despite never having spent a single night outdoors. What followed was a...

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