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 […]

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 […]

Stephen Leather Sells 45,000 Ebooks in One Month

Since December one ebook author has been reaping the rewards of his particularly strong position in the Kindle bestseller list. He is Stephen Leather. He sold 44,334 Kindle books in December, 45,303 in January, and as of early March three of his ebooks are still in Amazon UK’s Top 10 Kindle Store Bestsellers. I have […]