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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Hannah’s Lynn’s The Afterlife of Walter Augustus wins £20,000 Kindle Storyteller award

Hannah Lynn has won the £20,000 UK Kindle Storyteller 2018 Award with her inspirational novel The Afterlife of Walter Augustus.

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European Union set to slash ebook tax rates to ‘end unequal treatment’

The European Union is set to bring in new measures which should see ebook tax rates slashed across Europe.

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PublishDrive offers $100 monthly flat-fee option for ebook distribution

Ebook distributor PublishDrive is now offering authors a choice of paying 10% of royalties or a flat monthly subscription fee…

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Kindle Previewer 3 takes over as Amazon ends updates for previous versions

Amazon brought out the new Kindle Previewer 3 in February this year and it's now no longer supporting Kindle Previewer…

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Kindle Unlimited KENP rate for August 2018 shows continued stability

The Kindle Unlimited KENP rate for August 2018 stayed at the same level as July at $0.0045 while the KDP…

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Kindle Storyteller 2018 shortlist drums up a variety show in contest for £20,000 prize

The shortlist for the Kindle Storyteller UK 2018 £20,000 prize includes a Regency romance, a crime thriller, a memoir of…

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