Alas, the Smashwords' storewide half-off coupon SWS50 ended up giving a smaller discount on my books.
I'm not blaming Smashwords because the coupon generator captured the price at the time it was generated. I'd set my prices to $2.99 to match the new Amazon price paradigm (70% royalty on books priced between $2.99 and $9.99).
Then, I thought why not keep my books priced at .99 until the end of July? Give people a last chance sale price?
So, I trotted back over to Smashwords and reset my book prices to $1.99, so that the 50% coupon would give the same .99 on both sites.
Oops. The Smashwords coupon price was set in stone. 50% off $2.99 made the sale price $1.50.
I apologize to those fine folk who used the SWS50 coupon in good faith and didn't get the promised discount. I'm relatively certain I a few folks tried the coupon and, upon seeing the incorrect price, cancelled their purchase. To those people I also apologize.
To make up for it, the coupon codes for FREE copies until 8/23/2010 (my birthday) are as follows:
First Duty Coupon VA49Y
Eagle Quest Coupon FV46X
Quest for the Simurgh Coupon YH59B
Tales of a Texas Boy Coupon MV32C
Again, my apologies for the screwup.