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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Amazon Payments to Authors

Amazon to Pay Kindle Authors Only for Pages Read

Amazon's new system will cut the royalties for self-published authors who fail to hold a reader's attention until the final page

Anita Singh | June 22, 2015

If you are an author whose book fails to grip in the opening chapter, it could prove costly.
Amazon is to begin paying royalties to writers based on the number of pages read by Kindle users, rather than the number of books downloaded. If a reader abandons the book a quarter of the way in, the author will get only a quarter of the money they would have earned if the reader stuck it out to the end.

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