The Road to Self Publishing- Amazon

Now here is some very useful information if you wish to take this route.

Modern Authors


Okay, it’s time to talk about the 500 pound gorilla in the room, Amazon. If you oppose Amazon on ideological grounds and won’t use them, that’s completely valid. This article just isn’t for you. I’ll be posting separate articles on the other marketplaces you can use.

The fact of the matter, though, is, for many people, Amazon is a fact of life. Some people can make it work selling only on other marketplaces, but Amazon has too big of a share for most authors to ignore.

With that out of the way, let’s talk about how you can get a book registered on Amazon. For this, you’ll be using a service called “Kindle Direct Publishing” or KDP. You can find that here. This is Amazon’s service for self-publishing. Go to that link and login and you’ll be presented with a box that looks something like this:


With KDP, you…

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