Archive for Publishing

E-Books and Digital Rights Management

Your e-book is now complete and it’s time to upload it to an online bookstore. Working your way through the online store’s upload menu, you’ll see opt-in and opt-out check-boxes that might puzzle you. One check-box is cause for hesitation, the one prompting you whether or not to choose digital rights management (DRM). There’s an ongoing […]

What is KDP Select?

KDP Select is an Amazon.com program whereby authors make their e-books exclusive to Kindle for 90 days. Participants’ books become part of the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, and all participating authors divvy a monthly fund according to the total number of reader borrows. In March 2012 the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library Fund totaled $600,000. For […]