The World’s Greatest Storytellers

Publishing house and content marketing agency Raconteur Media recently surveyed almost 500 authors, journalists, editors, students, and media and marketing professionals, asking them who is the world’s greatest storyteller? The resulting Infographic is a tribute to many talented storytellers who have lived throughout the ages. As Raconteur explains on their blog, “…we wanted to take a […]

Amazon Lets Slip the Top Indie Numbers

I nearly forgot to post this because it happened so quietly a few weeks ago. Admittedly I’ve also been very busy on a couple of projects including the new indie author guide. Amazon, known for their veil of secrecy over sales figures, let slip in November a couple of key figures relating to their top […]

Three More Authors Join Kindle Million Club

Amazon has announced that David Baldacci, Amanda Hocking and Stephenie Meyer have joined the Kindle Million Club, selling over 1 million paid copies of their books in the Amazon.com Kindle Store. Amanda Hocking is now the second indie author to reach this milestone via Kindle Direct Publishing. “I’m thrilled to be a member of the Kindle […]

George R.R. Martin Joins the Kindle Million Club

Amazon announced in September that George R.R. Martin has become the latest author to join the Kindle Million Club. Martin sold his first story in 1971 and has been writing professionally ever since. He spent ten years in Hollywood as a writer-producer and returned to prose in the mid ’90s. There are now five books […]

Janet Evanovich and Kathryn Stockett Join the Kindle Million Club

Amazon announced this week that Janet Evanovich and Kathryn Stockett are the two newest authors to join the Kindle Million Club. “Kathryn Stockett is the first debut novelist to join the Million Club, and Kindle customers were highly engaged with her book right from its publication,” said Russ Grandinetti, Vice President of Kindle Content. “It’s […]