On to part 3 of my short story Hostages.
After the first installment last week, on to the second one.
I realized recently that no stories I’d written have appeared on this site. Time to change that.
Amazon announced they’re going to change their KDP Select programme so that it pays authors for every page of their novels that was read. For those who don’t know KDP Select, it’s a Netflix-style book programme from Amazon, where a reader pays a monthly subscription for the Kindle Unlimited service and gets to read whatever they want from the list of books on KDP Select.
So what does this mean and how does it work?
As a Kindle owner, I regularly have to convert epub files to mobi files. There’s an application called Kindlegen for that. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work, because some epub files have settings that Kindlegen doesn’t understand, or the file ends up having a strange title.
With some knowledge of epubs you can fix these errors yourself. I’ll look at two problems I ran into:
- The author name or book title is not correct.
- The language isn’t set.