Amazon’s Licensing Vonnegut for Fan Fiction Draws Fire

Amazon announced a Kindle World license for the books of Kurt Vonnegut, but not everyone thinks it's a great idea. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Worlds fan fiction publisher draws mixed reactions

Some see Amazon's Kindle Worlds fan fiction publishing platform as a great marketing move, while others are wary of Amazon's ownership of ideas. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opens up Kindle Worlds Store, for all your licensed fan fic needs

Come on now, why are you wasting your time here, when you could be reading some Gossip Girl fan fic? Roughly a month after announcing its licensed character publishing platform, Amazon has taken the wraps off of Kindle Worlds. The site currently offers up 50-plus commissioned stories based on... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opens fan-fiction service

Amazon is once again shaking up traditional publishing models. This time, it's giving fans a chance to add their own personal touches to their favourite fiction - and get paid in the process. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2013-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon reveals fan fiction platform

Fan fiction authors will be able to publish and sell some titles in the US via new ebook platform Kindle Worlds. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2013-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Worlds will allow writers to sell fan fiction

The digital publishing platform will let fans write, publish, and sell the stories they've written based on popular books, TV shows, and more. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Kindle Worlds publishing platform for fan fiction, will pay royalties to writers and rights holders

Amazon's taken a number of steps to bring different types of content to the Kindle Store, and it's now venturing into an area that has a long history with the internet: fan fiction. The company's today announced Kindle Worlds, a new publishing platform that promises to pay writers royalties for... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's upgraded Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets get twice the storage for the same price

One of the best cheap tablets you can buy is getting better. On Thursday morning, Amazon revealed upgraded models of its super-popular Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, starting at $50 and $100 respectively.Prices haven’t gone up with these refreshes, but Amazon doubled the amount of... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-05-16 14:33:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Haig's Midnight hour in Most-Sold: Fiction

Matt Haig's The Midnight Library (Canongate) has clocked in at the top of the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction top 20, unseating Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-02 11:05:06 UTC ]
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Amazon loses its head of Fire TV, Kindle and Luna to Unity

After a five-year stint, Marc Whitten — the man in charge of Fire TV, the Kindle and more — has stepped down as Amazon's VP of entertainment devices and services. News of Whitten's departure was spotted yesterday by consultant Matthew Ball o... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-02-25 17:27:36 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Pinch of Nom leapfrogs Barack Obama in Non-Fiction

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) has weighed in in the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one, ending the seven-week streak of Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 13:42:46 UTC ]
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A gift guide for the fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror books in your life

Anthologies like “The Big Book of Modern Fantasy” cover a lot of ground. Illustrated books like “Flyway” offer something special. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-07 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Walliams slips into Most-Sold: Fiction top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Code Name Bananas (HarperCollins) has bounced up five places to claim the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one spot, in the same week it sold 89,558 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 16:20:16 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Hamnet shakes up the fiction chart

Maggie O'Farrell's Hamnet (Tinder Press) has debuted at the top of the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction chart, with Delia Owens' Where the Crawdads Sing (Corsair) and Candice Carty-Williams' Queenie (Trapeze) rising to join it in the top three. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 23:10:01 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Eddo-Lodge scores a non-fiction double

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury) has topped both of Amazon Charts' non-fiction rankings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 23:13:12 UTC ]
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Granta signs Partlett's non-fiction debut about New York's Fire Island

Granta has signed non-fiction debut Written in the Sand by British poet and essayist Jack Parlett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 09:17:55 UTC ]
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Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for everyone

Last month, Amazon introduced some hefty discounts on its Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers, but those discounts were only available to Prime subscribers. Now, the company has made those savings available to all customers in the US, with up to $40 of... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-10-21 12:02:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Louis moves up Theroux the non-fiction charts

Louis Theroux's Gotta Get Theroux This (Macmillan) has toppled David Cameron's For the Record (William Collins) at the top of the Amazon Charts Most Sold: Non-Fiction chart, with the documentary maker's memoir notching up more listeners on Audible than readers on Kindle. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 07:19:21 UTC ]
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Faber snaps up Sam Knight non-fiction as Amazon triumphs in 19-way auction for screen rights

Faber will publish a major work of non-fiction by New Yorker staff writer Sam Knight, as Amazon Studios options screen rights after a 19-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-20 07:26:12 UTC ]
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Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for Prime members

Amazon's next big hardware event is just days away, and it appears the tech giant is using that as an opportunity to provide hefty discounts for Fire tablet and Kindle models for Prime subscribers. Most notably, Prime members get $40 off the Kindle P... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-09-16 14:27:00 UTC ]
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