Kindle Vella (New): Amazon Publishes Your Serial Fiction

Amazon has launched a new publishing service, Kindle Vella, for serial fiction. Authors write serials, KDP publishes them; readers pay for serial episodes via “tokens.” As Amazon reports in the Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Help files, currently Kindle Vella is only available to US-based authors. If you’re outside the US, I wouldn’t worry; Amazon launches in the US first, then … Read more

Serial Fiction: 3 Quick Tips To Start Writing Today

Want to write serial fiction? I adore writing serials because the motivation is built in. It’s impossible to get bored; you have deadlines to meet. I get lots of questions about writing serials; it’s challenging for authors to realize that there are no rules, as such. If you’re not sure what serial fiction might be, here’s a quick definition: a … Read more

Content Marketing: Here Comes The Holiday Sales Season

Are you ready for holiday sales? It’s now time to prepare your content marketing strategy and plans for this year’s sales season. Perhaps you’re thinking: no way. It’s only July. I’ve got months to get ready… Uh no. The holiday sales season gets underway by late September, early October—so give yourself eight weeks to complete your content marketing preparations. Within … Read more