Updated JanuaryAdditional Supplements Booklet for beginners on how to publish and sell short documents for the Kindle, such as short stories, magazine articles, essays, memoirs and instructional materials Topics include How to get royalties from selling articles Proper pricing How to submit articles to the Kindle Singles special category Best ways to sell articles Representing articles accurately in e Reader bookstores Avoiding unnecessary costs Image formattingTips are also applicable for a variety of mobile devices such as the Barnes and Noble Nook and Apple ipad You will learn how to publish your article in a word processor, without having to learn HTML coding Instructional Appendices Include How to create table of contents and internal links Solving formatting problems Converting your article to a Kindle device Easy preview options before you publish A curated list of thebest resources for finding free Kindle books, software, podcasts, help forums and the best blogs on Kindle publishing , wordsAbout the Author Kate Harper has taught art and computer classes in the San Francisco Bay Area and enjoys creating visual step by step guides for non technical users She is a credentialed adult education instructor in the state of California, and is inspired by technologies that encourage people to be creative


10 thoughts on “How to Publish and Sell Your Article on the Kindle (and Nook!): 12 Tips for Short Documents

  1. Eva Eva says:

    A great helpI knew there was a way to do this but I didn t know the details This simple overview should be all I need to be on my way to publishing some of my shorter books and longer articles I m excited about this opportunity.


  2. Jose Villafuerte Jose Villafuerte says:

    Great short articleThe author goes straight to the point and provides practical recommendations If you are looking to start writing short articles, this is your winner


  3. Janette Fuller Janette Fuller says:

    TheKindle has made it so much easier for an author to self publish their book How to Publish and Sell Your Article on the Kindle 12 Tips for Short Documents , by Kate Harper, provides helpful information about how to publish an article on the Kindle Many of these tips are also applicable for publishing on the Barnes and Noble Nook and forSingles short books ranging from 30 90 pages long This is a 43 page article for beginners on how to publish and sell short documents fo TheKindle has made it so much easier for an author to self publish their book How to Publish and Sell Your Article on the Kindle 12 Tips for Short Documents , by Kate Harper, provides helpful information about how to publish an article on the Kindle Many of these tips are also applicable for publishing on the Barnes and Noble Nook and forSingles short books ranging from 30 90 pages long This is a 43 page article for beginners on how to publish and sell short documents for theKindle, such as magazine articles or instructional materials An article is considered a written piece between 3,000 and 30,000 words Ms Harper has learned that a writer does not have to publish an entire book in order to receive royalties from their work She believes articles are the new secret sweet spot of the e Reader publishing market The author shares information that she has learned from first hand experience She has published the following articles for the Kindle 20 Steps to Art Licensing How to Sell Your Designs to Card and Gift Companies Unusual Ways to Market Your Greeting Cards and 22 Places to Get Your Designs Featured 7 Mistakes Greeting Card Writers Make The author offers readers the following 12 tips for publishing short documents on the Kindle 1 Selling articles vs Books 2 Pricing 3 Length 4 Formatting 5 Front Matter 6 Covers 7 Samples 8 Tutorials 9 Links 10 Conversion 11 Previewing 12 Images Resources This article offers a wealth of information I was especially interested in the formatting A simple article can be easily formatted on your word processor The author also explains how to add pictures and links to your article I plan to follow the guidelines in this article and publish my own article within the next few weeks I like this article because it is written specifically for short documents Ms Harper provides links in this article and the Resources Section at the end is easily worth the price If you are an article writer and have never published on the Kindle,this article is a MUST READ


  4. Gregg Gregg says:

    Second time through this book, and now it seems a little dated Many of the technical suggestions what program to buy, who to write and publish the electronic version of your brief booklet or article have been eclipsed by Kindle and Createspace contributions, making the publication process very, very easy.For it s good reminders put your front matter at the back of the book, remember that some Kindle samples don t show enough of what you re selling to provoke s someone s interest I give it t Second time through this book, and now it seems a little dated Many of the technical suggestions what program to buy, who to write and publish the electronic version of your brief booklet or article have been eclipsed by Kindle and Createspace contributions, making the publication process very, very easy.For it s good reminders put your front matter at the back of the book, remember that some Kindle samples don t show enough of what you re selling to provoke s someone s interest I give it three stars Easy to read, but don t let it be the only thing you read There are much easier processes in place now a days


  5. Harley Harley says:

    If you are a writer of short stories or articles and you are not publishing them on the Kindle, you need to read this short article that is full of valuable information, resources and links The world of publishing continues to change and evolve If you don t have the time to write a full length book, then write articles or short stories And the good news is that you don t have to wait for a magazine to buy your article You can publish it yourself and make money today.


  6. C.D. Reimer C.D. Reimer says:

    I got into publishing short story ebooks nearly a year ago by accident and learned everything contained in this article ebook by trail and error This is a good reference if you re starting out or been creating short ebooks for a while, whether fiction or non fiction I found the info on pricing and using images inside the article ebook to be useful There are numerous resource links on different aspects of creating an ebook.


  7. Tina Tina says:

    The text in itself is a selling point for how to write articles Every section had a reason to be included I trust that this writer knows what she s writing about, because she proves it through what is in this short book need to know s and what is not extra examples, fillers regurgitations The writer infected me with her Can do and Here s how enthusiasm The book includes a careful selection of a variety of links worth paying for Good buy The text in itself is a selling point for how to write articles Every section had a reason to be included I trust that this writer knows what she s writing about, because she proves it through what is in this short book need to know s and what is not extra examples, fillers regurgitations The writer infected me with her Can do and Here s how enthusiasm The book includes a careful selection of a variety of links worth paying for Good buy


  8. Linda Leon Linda Leon says:

    This was good reading It was short,focused, and provided a different perspective on using Kindle.


  9. Nathan Meunier Nathan Meunier says:

    Very interesting approach to publishing As a freelancer who contributes to lots of mags and websites, it never occurred to me to self publish shorter pieces onCool book


  10. Bill Kasal Bill Kasal says:

    Kate does a wonderful job with this short guide Easy to understand and to follow and very motivational