Ka-ching! Fanfic writers will soon be able to cash in on their writing thanks to Amazon's upcoming Kindle Worlds. [ more › ]
Beginning in June, fanfiction authors will be able to self-publish their works from selected partner franchises via Kindle Worlds. Gossip Girl, The Vampire Diaries and Pretty Little Liars are already on board with the project and more are expected to be announced the official launch. Show More Summary
Amazon.comFeatured authors of Amazon's new fan fiction books [from left to right] A.R. Kahler, Joseph Brassey, and Trish Milburn, writing in "The Vampire Diaries," and Nancy Naigle, writing in "Pretty Little Liars." Are you such a big...Show More Summary
Fan fiction has long thrived online where writers don’t need to worry about pesky things like intellectual property rights. A new deal from Amazon could change all that. Kindle Worlds will be the first commercial publishing platform that allows fan fiction authors to earn royalties from their work. Show More Summary
Kindle Worlds' setup lets everyone win: fanficcers, authors, and Amazon.
Amazon hopes you still care about Serena, Blair, Dan and the gang now that Gossip Girl is off the air. The company announced today that it will sell Gossip Girl fan fiction, as well as stories about Vampire Diaries and Pretty Little Liars in the Kindle store. Show More Summary
Get ready for Kindle Worlds, a place for you to publish fan fiction inspired by popular books, shows, movies, comics, music, and games. With Kindle Worlds, you can write new stories based on fea...
Tags: television TV news Pretty Little Liars The Vampire Diaries Gossip Girl Kindle Worlds WAP IMDb Have you ever wondered how to make a buck from writing fan fiction? Well, Amazon has wondered the same thing. In fact, Amazon has wondered how they could make 65 cents from every buck you could make from writing fan fiction. Show More Summary
This could potentially be a huge deal: Get ready for Kindle Worlds, a place for you to publish fan fiction inspired by popular books, shows, movies, comics, music, and games. With Kindle Worlds, you can write new stories based on featured Worlds, engage an audience of readers, and earn royalties. 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 has a plan to monetize fan fiction: It's called Kindle Worlds. On Wednesday, Amazon announced a new scheme in which writers of fan fiction can self-publish and sell that writing with the sanction of the original copyright hol...
Fan fiction authors will soon be able to publish stories through Amazon. The company recently unveiled Kindle Worlds, a publishing platform that will allow folks to take their love of certain characters and franchises to the next level. Not only will these tales reach a much wider audience, writers can actually earn royalties on the [...]Show More Summary
Paying writers for their fanfiction sounds good on paper, but check out the fine print.
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
Amazon has teamed with Warner Bros.Television on Kindle Worlds, billed as the first commercial publishing platform for fan fiction allowing fanfic writers to earn royalties for certain corporate-sanctioned stories.
Fan fiction is something that I never understood. Why put all the effort into writing something that you can never have published because you don't own the rights? That's not a problem anymore. Amazon just announced Kindle Worlds -- a publishing platform that lets anyone publish content set in licensed worlds. I'm going to write so much Pretty Little Liars fan fiction.
by SB Sarah Candice Hern has released some of her classic Regency backlist in digital format. There's a free short story, and the complete list of Kindle titles can be seen here. Miss Lacey's Last Fling was originally published in 2001 and is a much-loved classic Regency. 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 […]
Amazon announced today the launch of a new publishing platform for fan fiction, Kindle Worlds. The basic idea is that for certain licensed properties (this is not a free-for-all!), anyone can write stories in that world, publish them to Kindle, and get a cut of the royalties – along with the original copyright holder, and [...]