Author News Weekly
The Accidental Delay Edition | Get Your Algorithm On
February 6, 2023
The Authors Guild has announced that Amazon is changing its ebook return policy. Previously, ebooks could be returned for a full refund within seven days of purchase. Now, ebooks can only be returned for a partial refund within 30 days of purchase. In a recent blog post, publishing industry veteran Mike Shatzkin concludes that authors do not need publishers. He argues that publishers are no longer necessary to distribute books or provide editorial feedback. Book Idea Validation Mastery is a new course from Kindlepreneur that promises to teach students how to validate their book ideas and make sure they are profitable before investing time and money into writing and publishing them. - - -
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