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Author Success with Kindle Direct Publishing

Amazon offers independent authors the opportunity to self-publish through its Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) and CreateSpace platforms. KDP is a fast, free and easy way for authors and publishers to make their books available to the tens of millions of Kindle customers in the UK and around the world via Kindle devices, and on free Kindle reading apps. With Amazon’s popular 70% royalty option, KDP gives independent authors and publishers the opportunity to earn a larger share of revenue from each book sold. CreateSpace enables authors and publishers worldwide to independently publish and distribute their books on demand to Amazon customers in Europe and the US, and earn industry-leading royalties.

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Mark Dawson

Readers all around the world are now Mark's jury

Nick Alexander

Readers all around the world are now Mark's jury

David Leadbeater

From builder's merchant  to full time writer

Stephanie Hudson

I didn’t want my dyslexia stopping me from becoming an author

Paul Pilkington

Every independently published author is a mini publisher

Bill Rogers

It's never too late

Helen Bryan

Novelist declares independence

Keith Houghton

Crime pays for self-published author

Steven A. McKay

Self-publishing pays for the shopping

Scott Mariani

One million copies was only the beginning

Tracy Bloom

Mum of two publishes bestseller

Tim Ellis

Self-taught author writes his own success story

Rachel Abbott

Retired businesswoman builds new life as author

Pete Smith

How Pete Smith helped Save The Children

Tina Seskis

How Tina Seskis escaped her old career

Mel Sherratt

Case study-Mel would never have left her full-time job to become and author but redundancy enabled her to follow her dream


Case study-Now children in Africa like Obiri are using Kindles to discover a love for reading