Amazon lets aspiring writers use characters from popular series like Gossip Girl and Vampire Diaries to write stories of their own. So why isn’t Kindle Worlds catching on?
Amazon’s new Kindle First gives Prime members the chance to read an ebook from Amazon Publishing in advance of its publication each month for free.
Amazon Publishing’s head honcho in New York, Larry Kirshbaum, plans to leave the company next year. The company is also reportedly scaling back its publishing presence here, something it denies. But it’s undeniable that Amazon’s original plan to publish traditional fiction and nonfiction like a major East Coast publisher has not gone as planned.
Amazon will begin publishing original graphic novels and comic books under a new imprint, Jet City Comics.
Amazon’s Kindle Worlds, which lets authors sell fan fiction based on properties like “Gossip Girl” and “Vampire Diaries,” launched Thursday.
Amazon Publishing is launching Kindle Worlds, a publishing platform that lets authors sell fan fiction based on properties like Gossip Girl. Amazon Publishing retains the rights to the works and will set the prices.
Amazon Publishing is launching a weekly romance podcast, “Kindle Love Stories.” The podcast will include a discussion group at Goodreads, the reading-focused social network that Amazon recently acquired.
Amazon Publishing is speeding up its royalty payments to authors, the company said in a letter to literary agents Monday. The full letter is printed below.
Amazon Publishing is launching a New York-based literary fiction imprint that will publish novels, short stories and memoir.
Amazon will begin publishing original books in Europe, the company announced in a letter to literary agents Wednesday. Victoria Griffith, Amazon’s head of West Coast publishing, will move to Luxembourg, while Larry Kirshbaum will assume leadership of both the Seattle and New York imprints.