Amazon launches commercial publishing platform for amateur writers

By Shawn Knight
May 22, 2013
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  1. Amazon recently announced a new commercial publishing platform that will allow any writer to create fan fiction based on original stories and characters. Amateur writers will have access to characters inspired by a number of successful books via an agreement...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT TechSpot Guru Posts: 1,228   +329

    Once upon a time there lived this deadbeat who fancied himself a genius writer, but didn't amount to anything, until one day he discovered Amazon.com where he published The Chronicles of Mad Frog and made billions... Can I have my 20% now, please? Ops, wrong website...

    I think this is just as brilliant as a Facebook phone.
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  3. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 783   +85

    Maybe this would be something to get people to do something productive with the intention of earning a little money instead of being bored at the computer while doing nothing xD
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 2,203   +521

    I dunno. I know someone who is an authoress. She's interested in this kind of thing. If she can make a bit of money from it, why not.
  5. :cool: Great stuff! Do you accept stories in different languages?:cool:
  6. Tanstar

    Tanstar TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 194   +18

    Why are you asking TechSpot a question only Amazon can answer?


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