This Week in Indie Publishing

See all five articles on Don’s original blog post 😎

Author Don Massenzio

Amazon self-published authors: Our books were banned for no reason

In recent weeks, Amazon (AMZN) has taken down e-books written by at least six self-published novelists who say they did nothing wrong and depend on the platform to make their living, those six novelists told Yahoo Finance.

The six authors published many of their books through Amazon’s online self-publishing platform Kindle Direct Publishing Select, and they expressed shock and frustration over losing their livelihoods without understanding why.

Amazon, for its part, has been cracking down on KDP Select authors who supposedly game the system in order to get paid more. But the authors Yahoo Finance spoke to insist they haven’t engaged in this kind of fraud, and that Amazon banned them without sufficient explanation of wrongdoing.

Read the rest of this story HERE.


Why Authors Are Earning Less Even As Book Sales Rise

A June 2018 report out from the Authors’ Licensing…

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