Tag Archives: Kindle

Kindle Scout has officially rolled out!

Kindle Scout is a “reader powered” publishing program offered by Amazon where authors can submit their new never-been-published books and be considered for a publishing contract by Kindle Press. Books that make the cut will be published by Kindle Press.  They’ll receive a publishing contract with 5-year (renewable) terms, a $1,500 advance, 50% eBook royalty […]

Kindle Direct Publishing Announces Kindle MatchBook

Amazon is officially launching Kindle MatchBook in October.  The announcement on their website can be seen HERE. According to the announcement, “For thousands of qualifying books, your past, present, and future print-edition purchases will soon allow you to buy the Kindle edition for $2.99, $1.99, $0.99, or free.” The program is making ebook versions of […]

Calibre pops out release 1.3!

Whether you’re an eBook aficionado, an aspiring writer, or ar just trying to get a handle on all of your eBooks across all of your devices the open-source Calibre program is your solution.  You can manage your library, sync your files to virtually every device you’ve got, and even convert eBook formats. Calibre is free […]

Stephen Curry – Kindle surprise and disappointment

In Occam’s Corner, hosted by The Guardian, Stephen Curry discovers that he really likes the Kindle.  From the article: I thought I loved the physical feel of books too much to become enamoured of ebooks. I loved the heft, the smell, the touch of the paper, the firm but yielding resistance of the spine of a new […]

Complimentary Kindle Edition for Authors Self-publishing With Outskirts Press in August

From PRWEB: Outskirts Press, the leading self-publishing and book marketing services provider, announces a promotion that will help self-publishing authors get the most value for their publishing dollars. Throughout the month of August, authors who publish with Outskirts Press receive a free Kindle Edition, a valuable way to jump-start the marketing efforts into todays electronic world. Authors who […]