Just Olga: Holiday #Giveaway. Get a #KindleFire and 56 e-books to get you going. (If you’re in the US) Thanks, Elizabeth Marx (@emarxbooks) for organizing it!

Olga features a Holiday Give-a-Way! Check it out and sign up!!

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Hi all:

The holiday season is fast approaching and to celebrate, I want to bring you a giveaway I’m taking part in. As I’ve mentioned before in quite a few occasions (yes, I know I’m a bore), I belong to a number of author groups, and one of the authors in one of them, Elizabeth Marx , suggested organising a giveaway, where we would not only be giving a Kindle Fire away, but also sending a lucky winner our books for free (56 books in fact).

I wondered about trying to list all the books, but I thought you could have a look at some of them here

WETWEET2 PROMO1What do you have to do to take part in this wonderful giveaway and have an option to get the Kindle Fire with books by: Elizabeth Marx, Theresa Snyder, Olga Núñez Miret, Laura Taylor, Lisa Gillis, Tima Maria Lacoba, Jerrie Alexander, Sarah Jane…

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New Tax Rules for Authors Selling in Japan | Savvy Book Writers

. . You might have received the news from Amazon about Japan’s consumption tax on e-books. I read this email about three times to fully understand it.

Source: New Tax Rules for Authors Selling in Japan | Savvy Book Writers

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Authors write off Amazon subscription model | Nation & World | The Seattle Times

 

Amazon 800 lb Gorilla

Amazon 800 lb Gorilla

 

I found this article about Amazon Kindle Unlimited very interesting.  It confirms what I have heard from other authors about the backlash to the author insofar as book sales.  Evidently, Kindle Unlimited is offered up by Amazon as a loss leader to draw in other sales.  However, the author is the one taking the loss, not Amazon. What are your thoughts on this new platform and what have you seen in your own sales numbers?

Authors write off Amazon subscription model | Nation & World | The Seattle Times.