Monthly Archives: October 2012

Amazon Opens Japanese Kindle Store

Amazon will open a Kindle Store in Japan tomorrow – October 25 – after months of speculation (and the summer entrance into the Japanese market of up-and-coming rivals  Kobo). According the the press release from Amazon, customers in Japan can now … Continue reading

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Popularity, Visibility & KDP Select

For most writers, anonymity is the biggest hurdle they face. The open nature of digital distribution can be a double-edged sword; there are 1.1 million titles in the Kindle Store after all. While the virtual shelves are endless, and while … Continue reading

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Fill The Shelves – A Great New Initiative To Help Underfunded School Libraries

Chronic under-funding of school libraries has led to the tragic spectacle of empty shelves, leaving children with nothing to read; but a new initiative called Fill The Shelves hopes to change all that. This story starts in a Pennsylvania K-8 school … Continue reading

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