Users of Amazon’s fan fiction platform, “Kindle Worlds,” will now be able to sell fan fiction based on Kurt Vonnegut works, the company announced Thursday.
This week Amazon announced its latest imprint, Jet City Comics, which will publish graphic novels and comic books. And with 10 total imprints, it’s safe to say Amazon sees a real business in going after niches when it comes to books.
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.
Book publishers discussed digital-first and digital-only initiatives at the Making Information Pay conference this week.
In this podcast, we talk with Wool author Hugh Howey about his self-publishing success and how he arrived at a seven-figure, print-only deal with traditional publisher Simon & Schuster.
Simon & Schuster will publish the print editions of self-published author Hugh Howey’s bestselling science fiction title Wool, and Ingram will sell e-singles publisher Byliner’s titles in print.
As traditional book publishers are increasingly signing self-published authors, Hollywood studios are also looking to self-published books for their next blockbuster. Last month, Universal acquired the film rights to “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Now Fox and Ridley Scott have acquired the rights to sci-fi series “Wool.”