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One Year Later: Random Thoughts From a #KindleScout Winner

It’s been almost a year since I posted my first novel, TRANSMUTED, book one of the Dark Landing series, to Amazon KindleScout for consideration and it’s selection for publication. The following random thoughts are based on nothing more than my … Continue reading

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Post 6: Tracking Kindle Press Publishing Process

This will be my last post under this title since the publishing process is over. The last communication I had from KP was a nice email with images attached for three promotional pushes (for lack of a better word)  through Amazon. A … Continue reading

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Post 5: Tracking Kindle Press Publishing Process

Update: Advance Status: I am not only a published author, I’m a professional author, having received my royalty advance. Woot! Woot! (You’ll never hear the end of this–they paid real money for my writing.) Sales Rank: This represents free downloads as … Continue reading

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Post 4: Tracking Kindle Press Publishing Process

Whoa! All of a sudden it’s happening. S-c-a-r-y . . .  I received an email late yesterday advising that TRANSMUTED was posted on Amazon for pre-order. As far as I can tell, everyone who nominated the book on KindleScout also received … Continue reading

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Post 3: Tracking Kindle Press Publishing Process

Just a quick post to say nothing’s happened. I submitted the final-final manuscript on January 2 (wherein I accepted Kindle Press’ edits), and am floating in limbo land. I haven’t a remote idea how long the “production” process takes. It’s … Continue reading

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Post 2: Tracking Kindle Press Publishing Process

My last post was on 12/19. I told you I’d sent my final manuscript to KP on 12/16. Well, the very next day (Saturday!), I received an email from KP’s “Business Analyst” with instructions to start the “Amazon Publishing Payment … Continue reading

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Post 1: Tracking Kindle Press Publishing Process

TRANSMUTED, book one of the Dark Landing series, was selected for publication by Kindle Press (KP) on December 1, 2016. The first three chapters of the manuscript appeared on the KindleScout (KS)  site for 30 days, during which “Scouters” could … Continue reading

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