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Publetariat Dispatch: Amazon’s KDP Select Results

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author L.J. Sellers discusses her experiences with Amazon’s KDP Select program. This post originally appeared on the Crime Fiction Collective blog on 12/16/11 and is reprinted here in its entirety with that site’s permission. When Amazon asked me to enroll a few books its KDP Select  program, I went along. Like […]

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How many copies have you sold?

An interesting piece appeared in paidContent.org recently about how hard it’s always been to get real numbers of books sold from conventional publishers, but that is changing.  In her article, How Many Copies is My Book Selling?  Now Authors Have More Answers, Laura Hazard Owen writes: It is surprisingly hard for an author to know how […]

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When asking an author if her ebook has also been published as a "real" book will be like asking a musician if her album has been released in vinyl

When asking an author if her ebook has also been published as a "real" book will be like asking a musician if her album has been released in vinyl

I recently noticed an interesting Tweet that gets right to the heart of so many issues that authors are thinking about when we try to make decisions about publishing for the Kindle and other new technologies: kaytee4ever: my gf thinks Kindle isn’t “real” publishing. Help! Know anyone who got a print deal after starting on […]

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Here's help for you or a friend if you are researching whether or not to buy a Kindle

Here’s help for you or a friend if you are researching whether or not to buy a Kindle

Nearly 30,000 Kindle owners have purchased and downloaded the Kindle edition of my book, The Complete User’s Guide to the Amazing Amazon Kindle, making it the premier guide for Kindlers. Now it is the first Kindle guide to be published in a paperback edition, which may be a little ironic, but the availability of a […]

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