Amazon.com announced the Kindle Direct Publishers Select program on December 8th; at least, that was when I got the email. The email itself is typical KDP email, bland and featureless but the message it delivers sounds enticing. Let’s examine it in a little more detail.
On the face of the offer, you get to promote your book on Amazon.com for free for an unlimited number of 5 day periods throughout the time your book is enrolled in the KDP Select program.
Your book gets a share in a fund allocated by Amazon.com for all Select participants.
If you are a writer, you are probably considering whether to self-publish or go through one of the big publishing houses to get your novel out there. Lately, this is a choice that most writers have to consider seriously. While Free-eBooks.net and eBookEnvy.com do not have an official recommendation one way or another, I thought it would be a good idea to examine some the most talked about reasons to self-publish — or not.
It’s all about the recognition
Let’s face it: the big publishing houses (familiarly known as the “big six”) still have the respect and recognition
If you weren’t aware, our author interviews now take place in real-time on our Facebook Fan Page and then transcribed here to our blog. The latest interview was done on November 10th and I apologize to our readers for the late transcription. The post is still up on our Fan page if you would like to see it as it happened. Without further ado, the interview:
Hello to all our Fans! It’s time for our Author Interview and today we have Author Harold R. Miller who is here to speak to us about his book “Thai Moon Saloon”,