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Amazon’s Per-Page-Read a Huge Blow to Self-Publishing World?

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July 1 was a nightmare for a number of self-published authors. At a time when e-readers are ruling the book industry, many have been concerned about how they will receive payment for their written, excuse me, digital word. Enter Amazon, who believes it has come up with the solution for this “problem” with a new payment system for those indie authors who opt-in to Kindle Direct Publishing Select, as well as books that are rented through Kindle Unlimited or the Lending Library. Instead of being paid once a reader reaches 10 percent of the book, which was deemed “unfair” because the longer the book, the more pages that need to be read to meet that quota, these authors will now be paid for each page read.…

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