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Fan fiction writers, take notice. Amazon Publishing is launching a new platform to allow budding writers in the genre to indulge in their hobby and even make some money out of it. Called Kindle Worlds, the service has been announcedShow More Summary
(Credit: Imgur) Leaked from today's 404 episode: - Amazon's Kindle Worlds will pay writers to write fan fiction. - Hire your favorite musician to write you a song. - And now a reading from the worst fan fiction I've ever read. - Follow Russ Frushtick on Twitter. Show More Summary
Yesterday Amazon unveiled the Kindle Worlds program, which launches in June and will allow fans of certain properties to sell their fan fiction through Amazon’s Kindle Store and get some of the money. (More on the money part in a moment.)...Show More Summary
Thus far, Amazon has licensed "Gossip Girl," "The Vampire Diaries," and "Pretty Little Liars" from Alloy.
Amazon Kindle Worlds strikes licenses to sell and earn money on fan fiction.
On Wednesday, Amazon Publishing launched Kindle Worlds, a publishing platform to let writers create fan fiction and earn royalties for doing so. The company has secured licenses from Warner Bros. Television Group's Alloy Entertainment,...Show More Summary
Much has been made of the fact that E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey, the erotic novel about a wealthy industrialist into BDSM and the young college graduate who falls for him, started out as Twilight fan fiction, and became a phenomenon once James changed the names. But she was hardly the first writer to [...]
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Amazon's Kindle Fire HD devices have only seen limited shores since they were formally announced, but today the company has said they are now available for pre-order in more than "170 countries and territories around the world." We could...Show More Summary
This morning I woke up to the news that Amazon was about to launch "Kindle Worlds," a New Publishing Model for Authors Inspired to Write Fan Fiction. My initial reaction: WTF?!
Amazon announced a new publishing platform on Wednesday called Kindle Worlds, which will give both established authors and aspiring fan fiction writers the chance to earn royalties based on their work. Fan fiction is a rather murky topic, given that it often combines beloved characters and franchises in rather unusual scenarios. Regardless, the medium has... Read More
(Credit: Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET) People who write fan fiction could find a paying market for their work courtesy of Amazon. Unveiled Wednesday, Kindle Worlds is a new publishing venture from Amazon that promises to reward both writers and the original rights holders for new fiction based on existing stories and characters. Show More Summary
The Twitters are abuzz today about Amazon’s new “Kindle Worlds” program, in which people are allowed to write and then sell through Amazon their fan fiction for certain properties owned by Alloy Entertainment, including Vampire Diaries and Pretty Little Liars, with more licenses expected soon. I’ve had a quick look at the program on Amazon’s […]
Thanks to Amazon, writing fanfiction about popular television show characters just became more than a passionate hobby that earns you ridicule from friends and co-workers.
Amazon's taken a number of steps to bring different types of content to the Kindle Store, and it's now venturing into an area that has a long history with the internet: fan fiction. The company's today announced Kindle Worlds, a new publishing platform that promises to pay writers royalties for stories inspired by established works. Show More Summary
Sometimes a writer creates a universe so compelling that others feel the need to join and help flesh out that world with their own tribute fiction. And sometimes you make something crappy like Gossip Girl and loads of people want to write using those characters and that world anyway. Show More Summary
Amazon announced a new publishing platform today called Kindle Worlds, which will give both established authors and aspiring fan fiction writers the chance to earn royalties based on their work.... Keep reading ?
Amazon's Kindle Fire is in glorious living color, but it's original and still strong-selling Kindle and its cousins, the Kindle Paperwhite family, are still irritatingly stuck in 1950's-style black and white. That may soon change.
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