Amazon’s Kindle Storyteller Award returns for third year

Amazon’s Kindle Storyteller Award, recognising outstanding work by independent authors with a £20,000 cash prize, will return for its third year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime opportunity for Kindle Storyteller Award finalists

Finalists from the Kindle Storyteller Awards will have the chance to see their work made into a production with Amazon Studios for Prime Video, Amazon has revealed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 06:13:31 UTC ]
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Entries open for the British Book Award for Export as prize returns for second year

The British Book Award for Export is open for entries as it returns for a second year, recognising publishers that excel in export sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 02:02:29 UTC ]
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Sainsbury wins £20k Kindle Storyteller Award

Author Ian W Sainsbury has won the £20,000 Kindle Storyteller Award 2019 for his first psychological thriller The Picture on the Fridge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 12:07:13 UTC ]
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Sharratt to co-judge The Alligator’s Mouth Award as it returns for second year

Submissions for The Alligator’s Mouth Award 2020 for highly illustrated fiction are now open as the prize enters its second year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 23:57:08 UTC ]
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UK Kindle Storyteller Award shortlist revealed

Amazon has revealed the third annual UK Kindle Storyteller Award shortlist after receiving more entries than ever before.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 14:05:43 UTC ]
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The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award returns

The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award is back for a second year, following Liverpool Central Library's win of the inaugural prize in 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lynn takes £20k Kindle Storyteller Award

Hannah Lynn has been crowned the winner of the second UK Kindle Storyteller Award, securing the £20,000 prize with her "heart-warming" tale of the after-life, The Afterlife of Walter Augustus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Bogotá’s Second Pro Program; Kindle UK’s Second Storyteller Award

In its second year at Bogotá, the professional program has a class of agents, editors, and translators arriving this week. And in the UK, Amazon will pay a second Kindle Storyteller winner £20,000.  The post Industry Notes: Bogotá’s Second Pro Program; Kindle UK’s Second Storyteller Award... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leadbeater wins first UK Kindle Storyteller Award

David Leadbeater has won the inaugural £20k UK Kindle Storyteller Award for his self-published crime thriller The Relic Hunters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Diverse' shortlist for inaugural Kindle Storyteller Award

Amazon has revealed a "diverse" six-strong shortlist for its first UK Kindle Storyteller Award, with finalists' books spanning genres from non-fiction and crime thriller to historical fiction and lesbian romance. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: New £20,000 ‘Kindle Storyteller’ Award; BookCon Announces Panels

The new Amazon UK Kindle Storyteller Award is open to writers everywhere, as BookCon in New York announces Margaret Atwood, Dan Brown for June 3 and 4. The post Industry Notes: New £20,000 ‘Kindle Storyteller’ Award; BookCon Announces Panels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lily Cole joins Amazon's Kindle Stoyteller Award judging panel

Lily Cole joins Rachel Abbott and Orna Ross on the judging panel for Amazon’s Kindle Storyteller Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EL James tops five-year Amazon Kindle chart

Amazon has released a list of its best-selling Kindle books over the last five years in the UK, with Fifty Shades writer EL James topping the ebook chart. Amazon has released the data to mark five years today (5th August) since it opened the Kindle Store in the UK. EL James’ original Fifty... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle tops yearly Japan e-reader sales five months after launch

Amazon.com's Kindle e-reader has dominated the competition in Japan since its launch last year, according to new research, showing the company's low pricing and powerful brand may have overcome its late entrance into the market. The Kindle accounted for 38.3 percent of the e-reader market in... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle celebrates five e-inked years

Can you imagine a holiday season without Amazon's e-reader series? The Kindle celebrates its fifth birthday today -- a device that, since its debut, has added bigger screens, slimmer builds, and even some damn decent backlighting. Back at the start, Amazon's first hardware was just a little... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Oasis: The Highest-End High-End Kindle So Far

For years, the conventional wisdom about Amazon's Kindle e-reader was that the company, which likes to say that it wants to make money when customers use its products, would eventually make buying ebooks irresistible by offering a Kindle e-reader for free. But Amazon has refused to play along.... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon debuts Whispercast service, lets organizations manage Kindles and Kindle content

Individual Kindle users already have Whispernet, and Amazon has now announced another free service designed to make Kindles easier to manage for large organizations. Dubbed Whispercast, the service will let schools, businesses and other groups both distribute and manage the Kindles themselves... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon is selling Kindles at Black Friday prices

If you didn't manage to snag a Kindle on Black Friday, you have another chance to buy one at a steep discount. Amazon is currently offering $45 off the newest Kindle Paperwhite ($85) and $30 off the latest Kindle ($60). These are historic lows, and w... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-01-13 16:27:00 UTC ]
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Amazon claims Kindle sales boost in 2019

Kindle sales increased "again in 2019 thanks to independent publishing, Unlimited subscriptions and Amazon Publishing", the company claims. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 00:23:43 UTC ]
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