New Information on the Kindle Worlds Contract and Vetting Process

Huge thanks go to Rhapsody for bringing this one to my attention! I promise I’ll talk about something other than Kindle Worlds soon, but first I wanted to share this link, in which Barbra Annino, a professional author who wrote a Pretty Little Liars tie-in for the KW launch, talks about her experiences with working […]

Does Kindle Worlds Mean the End of Fandom? And Monster Shouting

One of the more intriguing questions being posed about Kindle Worlds is whether or not it poses a threat to fandom as we know it. A couple of arguments have been made. First and primarily, I am hearing that, once rights holders realize that they can corral and profit on fandom, they will banninate all […]

Getting Paid for Your Fanfic? Here Comes Kindle Worlds!

JunoMagic posted a link this morning to the press release for Kindle Worlds, “the first commercial publishing platform that will enable any writer to create fan fiction based on a range of original stories and characters and earn royalties for doing so.” (Here are the Kindle Worlds guidelines, again courtesy of Juno.) Yes, yes, you […]