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Offline augusto

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Kindle Scout, taking a shot
« on: November 25, 2015, 11:20:37 AM »
For those unfamiliar with Kindle Scout, it's here: https://kindlescout.amazon.com/about

Seeing as how I was going to self-pub anyway and my first 3 books combined haven't earned the Kindle Press advance of $1,500, I saw no reason not to give it a go. I've got 10 days left on my “campaign”: https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/X1TS2RTTLDX?ref_=ks_ad_tl

They say: “The more nominations your book receives the more likely it will get the attention of our Kindle Scout team and be selected for publication.” This gives me hope that it's not strictly a matter of popularity, that merit might come into play. If not, I haven't lost anything. If I get it published, I still keep the print rights and I sell more paperbacks than digital.

I will not win if it's a popularity contest. I'm not on Twitter, don't have hundreds of FB friends, and haven't been a nuisance about it—it just seemed like an opportunity to get it a quick look-see before going on to my original plan of self-publishing.
Will Tinkham's novels: THE CARY GRANT SANATORIUM AND PLAYHOUSE, THE GREAT AMERICAN SCRAPBOOK, THE ADVENTURES OF HANK FENN,
BONUS MAN, NO HAPPIER STATE and
ALICE AND HER GRAND BELL.