The self-publishing community has been in an outrage lately over Kindle Unlimited’s decision to base payments on how much of your book has been read instead of the fact that someone downloaded it. Many authors hate that decision with a passion. I think it’s actually a good thing. Here’s why. First, let’s take a look … More Kindle Unlimited’s Decision: Why It’s Actually A Good Thing
A few months ago I published an e-book for the first time, my NaNo novel Mostly Human. I was using Kindle Direct Publishing, which I’m a big fan of as both a reader and a writer. During the publication process, I had the option to join Kindle Select, which would mean more publicity, higher ratings… and … More Kindle Unlimited: Blessing or Bane to Indie Authors?
Back when I was beginning to research self-publishing options several years ago, there were two names that kept popping up: Createspace and Lulu. Both offer completely free self-publishing services with supposedly professional results, both have authors who swear by them and both appeared to be intuitive and easy to work. The reviews for both were … More Showdown: Createspace vs. Lulu