The company will now begin accepting novel-length English manuscripts from writers around the world, for publication under its Kindle Press banner. It’s also opened up voting to international users.
Publishing contracts include five-year renewable terms, a $1,500 advance, 50 percent of royalties from eBook sales, rights reversions and a marketing push on Amazon.
Launched last October, the program opens up voting on books for 30 days and publishes those the highest-ranking titles. Voters also get a free digital copy a week in advance if their chosen books are published.
75 titles have been selected for publication by Kindle Press so far. The company began publishing the first 10 books that made it through the program in February.
You can visit the Kindle Scout site to nominate brand new titles, or visit this page to see books slated for publishing soon.
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