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Kate Harper – How to Publish and Sell Articles for the Amazon Kindle e-Reader

Irene Watson and Tyler R. Tichelaar spoke with e-book author and product designer Kate Harper about how to re-purpose existing articles and even blog posts as Amazon Kindle e-books. Kate is inspired by the current blending of arts with technology. A former adult education teacher, Kate Harper has a special skill of knowing how to assist the creative, non-tech person, deal with new and fast changing technologies that affect their careers, such as how to format books for e-reading devices like the Amazon Kindle. We covered a range of e-book production details including: 

  • How e-book publishing world has changed (and how selling on Amazon is like having a free marketing department).
  • How anyone can publish on Amazon quickly and easily (there’s no excuse anymore for not finishing that book!)
  • Why publishing articles are better than publishing books
  • The advantages of selling an article on Amazon, rather than selling it to a magazine or newspaper.
  • Rules of thumb for formatting and selling articles for the Kindle (and how it is different than a book)
  • Watch out for the fear mongers who say you need to pay experts (and how can do this for free)
  • Other places to publish and sell your e-article (since you retain full rights to your work)
  • Why this is the best time in history to make a living being by being a writer (and how I accidentally started selling an article on Amazon)

Kate Harper

Kate Harper

Kate has published several ebooks and her most recent one is “How to Publish and Sell Your Article on the Kindle” which explains how to prepare and sell articles in the ebook marketplace so they can be read on multiple devices.  Kate lives in Berkeley, California and works as indie designer for several manufacturing companies who produce gifts, stationery and housewares. She has licensed over 700 designs throughout her career and specializes in mixing words with art to create humorous and playful pieces. Samples of her work can be seen at www.kateharperdesigns.com

How to Publish and Sell Your Article on the Kindle

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