Galdo’s Gift: A Groundbreaking Children’s Storybook

The Book Machine recently featured a post by Ken Jones, explaining his inspired use of e-book technology to create an animated, interactive children’s storybook. Ken, who’s also running the Understanding eBooks event in London on April 25, worked with UK...

Moving Your Book From Createspace to KDP Print

I had promised you a post detailing how to move your books from Createspace to KDP Print. Here are step-by-step instructions, courtesy of Createspace/Amazon: Specifically, the video above explains how to: avoid getting your book listed in two places (your book will...

KDP Print Just Got A Whole Lot More Attractive

I’m sure most of you have heard the news by now, but if you haven’t, Amazon has announced some major changes to its KDP Print program. Only two days after I was telling people in this blog’s comments that I wouldn’t even consider moving to KDP...

CreateSpace Discontinues Paid Author Services

Following the closure of CreateSpace’s eStore, Amazon has now delivered a further blow to the company. This makes it all more likely that all of CreateSpace operations will eventually be rolled into KDP Print. In a surprising statement, Amazon announced its...

Amazon Steps Up Its Antifraud Efforts

Since 2015, Amazon has been actively trying to stomp out scammers exploiting authors. As I first reported in 2015, foremost among these were fake reviews, but a couple of months ago it upped the ante by filing arbitration complaints against five individuals who it...