The KDP Select Global Fund for Kindle Unlimited paid out a total of well over half a billion dollars for 2022 --- the first time the fund has topped the $500 million mark during a year.
Kindle Unlimited October 2022 KDP Select Fund edges up while readership rises
The KDP Select Global Fund for Kindle Unlimited for October 2022 rose by $100,000 to $45.2 million from $45.1 million in September.
Kindle Storyteller European award winners include thrillers, science fiction and travel memoir
Amazon runs literary contests round the world offering substantial cash prizes and the winners of this year's Storyteller awards around Europe have been revealed.
Kindle marks 15 years with series of free draws offering goodie bags worth $215
Kindle Direct Publishing is celebrating its 15th birthday by running daily sweepstakes featuring prizes worth $215, including a Kindle Paperwhite and a selection of the top print books of the year.
The King of Kindle! Viking thriller wins £20,000 Kindle Storyteller Award 2022
The King of War by Peter Gibbons has taken the top prize of £20,000 in this year's Kindle Storyteller Award.
Kindle Unlimited September 2022 KDP Select Fund stays same while KENP rate sees strong rise
The KDP Select Global Fund for Kindle Unlimited for September 2022 stayed at the same level as in August at $45.1 million while the KENP rate rose sharply.
Bookouture founder Oliver Rhodes sets up new digital-first publisher Storm Books and is looking for authors
Digital publishing ace Oliver Rhodes is launching Storm Publishing and is seeking submissions from authors across a range of fiction genres.
Take note of the new Kindle Scribe which combines reading and writing functions with a 10.2-inch high-definition Paperwhite screen and a battery lasting for weeks
Amazon is launching a brand new Kindle device that offers reading and writing functions and could prove to be invaluable for authors.
Second time around for author as shortlist is selected for £20,000 Kindle Storyteller Award 2022
Amazon has revealed the five books on the shortlist for this year's £20,000 Kindle Storyteller Award after picking the titles from more than 5,000 entries.
Bookouture hits best-ever sales in its 10-year history in July and August
Digital imprint Bookouture says July and August 2022 have been its best two sales months since the company was set up in 2012.
Amazon to crack down on ebook ‘read and return’ after Authors Guild campaign
The Authors Guild campaign against Amazon's policy of allowing customers to return ebooks has paid off with Amazon set to crack down on returns.