Kindle Unlimited KENP rate for July sinks to $0.0040 despite KDP fund hitting $19 million record

The Kindle Unlimited KENP rate payment for July sank to $0.0040 from $0.0042 in June despite the KDP Global Select Fund rising by $1 million to a record high of $19 million. Read more...

Ebook lending goes into OverDrive as 70 library areas are on course for a million checkouts in 2017

Specialist library distributor OverDrive says 60-70 library systems are set to lend over one million ebooks during 2017, doubling the number hitting the million mark two years ago. Read more...

Kindle Previewer 3 updated to add support for Enhanced Typesetting

Kindle Previewer 3 has been updated to support the typographic and layout improvements available with Enhanced Typesetting. Read more...

Audiobook sales beam indie science fiction author into Amazon Charts Top 20

The growing impact of the audiobook market is illustrated this week with the entry of a self-published science fiction title into the Amazon Charts Top 20 on the strength of its audiobook sales. Read more...

Amazon marketing banners back £20k winner of Kindle Storytelling Award

Amazon is backing the winner of its first UK Kindle Storytelling contest with a marketing campaign that includes banners running on the Kindle Books opening screen on Amazon.co.uk. Read more...

Amazon brings in KENPC v3.0 to iron out Kindle Unlimited page-flip blips

Amazon has brought in the third version of how it counts ebook pages read on Kindle Unlimited borrows. Read more...

Indie author leads the list of Amazon ebook best-sellers over the year

A self-published author tops the list of the best-selling ebooks on Amazon.co.uk over the year so far in a Top 10 dominated by digital-first publishers. Read more...

Kindle Unlimited KENP rate for June falls to $0.0042 as KDP fund rises stay sluggish

The Kindle Unlimited KENP rate for June 2017 showed a further small fall to $0.0042 from $0.0043 in July. Read more...

Six books on shortlist for £20,000 Kindle Storyteller Award

Six books have been picked for the shortlist for the first UK Kindle Storyteller Award which offers a £20,000 cash prize for the winner. Read more...

New First for Romance self-publishing platform opening for indie authors

A new self-publishing platfoprm is opening up specifically for romance authors with Totally Entwined Group launching First for Romance.  Read more...

Kindle Unlimited KENP rate for May 2017 falls to $0.0043

The Kindle Unlimited KENP payment rate to authors fell again in May 2017 to a new low under KENP v2.0 of $0.0043 from $0.0045 in April, a fall of 4.5%. Read more...

Audible offers £10,000 prize in British crime writing contest

Audible is offering a £10,000 cash prize in a new contest for British-based crime writers. Read more...

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