Amazon started as a book store and taking care of authors is at the heart of our company. We are committed to supporting independent authors by helping them find readers and grow their revenues with services like Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). KDP enables authors to self-publish and distribute their books to millions of readers around the world and earn up to 70% of every sale in royalties.
Inspired by Murakami, Pico Iyer, Jhumpa Lahari, and other renowned writers and poets, this award-winning author talks about her journey into writing, reading, and publishing.
If writing poetry was a full-time job, then Anurakti, a pediatric cardiologist would be a full-time poet. Here is an interesting conversation with the winner of KDP Pen to Publish Contest for Hindi, Anurakti Dev.
Senthilbalan Manickam, an orthopaedic surgeon, heals the sick in Oman and also writes mysteries in Tamil. It’s an old stereotype that doctors have terrible handwriting—we’ve all heard the jokes about illegible prescriptions. But you won’t have to worry about handwriting because this doctor published an ebook using Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing.
A 14-year wait to success
How Kindle Direct Publishing fulfilled the long cherished dream of Sundari Venkatraman becoming an author.