Top independent publishers join the crowd to raise cash

Two leading independent publishers are running unusual crowdfunding campaigns which are proving to be very successful.

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Amazon boss Jeff Bezos reveals over 1,000 indie authors earned more than $100K through KDP in 2017

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's annual letter to shareholders is always a must-read and this year…

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Kindle Unlimited March 2018 KENP rate edges down to $0.0045

The Kindle Unlimited KENP rate for March 2018 showed a small fall to $0.0045 from…

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Kindle Storyteller 2018 contest is opening for entries with £20,000 prize but titles must be published in ebook and print formats

The Kindle Storyteller UK 2018 contest is running for the second year in the UK…

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KDP Print books can now use Amazon ads

Amazon has extended its advertising services for authors to cover paperback books published through KDP…

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Over and out for Kindle Scout

'Reader-powered' publishing program Kindle Scout is shutting down after three and a half years in…

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50 cups of coffee a day fuelled quiller thriller pace of writing

We all know that coffee is a writer's best friend but the 19th Century French…

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