(Updated September 2012: Additional Supplements) Booklet for beginners on how to publish and sell short documents for the Amazon Kindle, such as short stories, magazine articles, essays, memoirs and ...
(Updated September 2012: Additional Supplements) Booklet for beginners on how to publish and sell short documents for the Amazon Kindle, such as short stories, magazine articles, essays, memoirs and instructional materials.
• How to get royalties from selling articles.
• Proper pricing.
• How to submit articles to the "Kindle Singles" (special Amazon category).
• Best ways to sell articles.
• Representing articles accurately in e-Reader bookstores.
• Avoiding unnecessary costs.
• Image formatting.
Tips are also applicable for a variety of mobile devices such as the Barnes and Noble Nook and Apple ipad. You will learn how to publish your article in a word processor, without having to learn HTML coding.
Instructional Appendices Include:
• How to create table of contents and internal links.
• Solving formatting problems.
• Converting your article to a Kindle device.
• Easy preview options before you publish.
• A curated list of the 50 best resources for finding free Kindle books, software, podcasts, help forums and the best blogs on Kindle publishing (10,300 words).
I loved this book. It opened my eyes at things I never thought of. I made well over 60 notes for myself to remember when I get to the point of publishing my book. The most important was for me to realize that I could do it. Before I read this book I thought of publishing: 'Hopefully I will do it one day'. While reading the book I made a firm decision to start working on my book immediately.
I just finished reading Kate Harper's Ebook, How To Publish and Sell Your Article On The Kindle. Kate gives 12 tips for publishing short documents. She actually gives that and so much more. This well organized document certainly gives the beginner much needed information, complete with details, to enter this area of digital publishing. Whether you call it an article, a document, or a short book, the information is invaluable.
Beginning at the very beginning you are shown the importance
This excellent and clear,short guide was extremely helpful! I've read the other books, but after I was finished and feeling very confident and knowledgeable, I'd suddenly think about some issue that they didn't cover. For those of us writing primarily shorter works, this addresses such issues as what are the special requirements of the Kindle single, what is a good length for an article, etc. It clearly answers a whole array of questions you generally don't think to ask. If you write short stori
I've been a working journalist for years, so I know how to write an article. But I wanted something that was about the step-by-step process of getting my work published electronically in general and on Kindle specifically and seeing it SELL -- and that is exactly what Kate Harper delivers here.
It's perfect for writers who need specific tips on formatting and producing a manuscript for uploading on Kindle and getting it in front of a paying audience.
If you are already a season
There are many, many books out on how to format your books, e-books and articles for Amazon's Kindle Pubishing Program. Many rely on HTML expertise. This book doesn't. It speaks to the person who knows more about their subject than the specifics of the publishing process. It's an excellent guide for the person just starting out with Kindle Publishing. The author has excellent advice for new authors about managing expectations of readers as well, like including word counts.
About the Author: Kate Harper has taught art and computer classes in the San Francisco Bay Area and enjoys creating visual step-by-step guides for non-technical users. She is a credentialed adult education instructor in the state of California, and is inspired by technologies that encourage people to be more creative.