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Malorie (M.D.) Cooper uses her 20 years of software development experience to create realistic sci-fi that captures readers. On 6/24, Cooper joins KDPU to reveal how social media has helped her meet a new audience of readers. Register now: amzn.to/3w6vJ6q
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Kindle Vella readers are coming! By mid to late July, Kindle Vella stories will be available to readers in the Kindle iOS app and on Amazon. Make sure your stories are ready and waiting for readers to dive right in. Learn more: amzn.to/2S37WFW
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Sloane Kennedy has published more than 40 books, including the Amazon best-selling MM romance Pelican Bay series. On 6/17, Kennedy joins us to share her story, the resources she used to educate herself about self-publishing, & top tips for social media. amzn.to/3tNSGtk
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Have you published a story on Kindle Vella? Tell us about your main character's biggest flaw. Learn more: amzn.to/3vb7piz
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Replying to @thequianafulton
Hi there! We're sorry to hear of the issues you're experiencing with updating your book. You can find troubleshooting steps to take here: amzn.to/3z3087G. If you're still unable to resolve this issue, please reach out to us here: amzn.to/3gfQpT4. -Kris
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USA Today best-selling author Meghan Quinn brings readers the perfect combination of heart, humor, and heat in every book. On 6/10, Quinn joins KDPU to share pro tips on branding and reader engagement. Register now: amzn.to/3eJDVTU
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Do you listen to music when you write? If so, what kind?
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Have you published a story on Kindle Vella? Describe the plot using only 3 words. Learn more: amzn.to/3ihLhAt
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Since 2017, Nora Phoenix has written over 40 MM romance novels, which have been translated into various languages. On 6/3, Phoenix joins us to talk about her break through and her best tips for social engagement. Register now: amzn.to/3y6PZqd
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What are the most important magazines or blogs for writers to subscribe to?
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Dr. Dhoot writes illustrated books aimed at providing simple explanations of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) concepts to little learners. On 5/27, Dr. Dhoot joins KDPU to share her top tips for promoting a book for free. Register now: amzn.to/3uNjRpp
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Printing is now live in Australia for paperbacks. Learn more here: amzn.to/3f3PfdK
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Replying to @kaitlyn_hamke
We're sorry for the inconvenience that you've encountered. You can also reach out to the KDP team by phone through the link above. Let us know if you haven't received a reply within 24 hours. We'll be here. -David
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Replying to @kaitlyn_hamke
Oh no! We understand how frustrating that can be. Our Kindle Direct Publishing team would be in the best position to assist. They can be reached here: amzn.to/3oH2Ef1. -David
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What kind of research do you do, and how long do you spend researching before beginning a book?
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Kindle Vella Tip 3: Publishing on a regular schedule increases your chance to attract readers and keep them coming back. Create a schedule ahead of time and stick to it, so readers know when to expect new episodes. amzn.to/3tFrldA
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Kindle Vella Tip 2: Hook readers. Make sure you have enough episodes published for readers to dive in and get hooked. We recommend at least 5 to start. Episodes can range from 600 – 5,000 words. amzn.to/3eiwd1P
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Vi Keeland is a number-one NYT, WSJ, and USA Today best-selling romance author. On 5/20, Keeland joins us to share her fascinating journey from attorney to successful author & all the aspects that make self-publishing a full time business. Register now: amzn.to/3wjV1Or
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Have you published your first Kindle Vella story yet? We’ve gathered a few tips to set you up for success. Tip 1: Plan ahead. Create an outline for where your story is headed, then release episodes one at a time over an extended period. amzn.to/3av9MVX
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We're excited to announce paperback printing is launching on May 19 in Australia! You can now update your list price on the “Paperback Rights & Pricing” page of your title setup. Learn more: amzn.to/3y4uupS
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