CreateSpace Merging with Kindle Direct

Springfield Writers' Guild

What Does This Mean to Indie Authors?

books on display IndiaYou may have gotten an email recently saying that CreateSpace (CSP) and Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) will become one service in the coming months. They want you to move your account and books over to KDP.  In order to do this, you will need a KDP (Amazon) account. Most indie authors already have this set up to sell their eBooks and audiobooks. If you don’t have an Amazon account, click here to begin.

Don’t Worry

leonid_pasternak_-_the_passion_of_creationYour books won’t change in the way they’re sold. They will still be available on Amazon worldwide. Kindle Direct Publishing will also include the ability to purchase ads to promote paperbacks on Amazon.com. You can now use the Amazon Advertising website, advertising.amazon.com, to access your account and manage your campaigns using your KDP login.

Once in KDP, your paperbacks will still be printed in the same facilities…

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C.A. Simonson

C.A. Simonson is a freelance writer and author. Her award-winning short stories have appeared in seven anthologies. The Journey Home trilogy, "Love's Journey Home," "Love Looks Back," and "Love's Amazing Grace," are Christian fiction based on true events. She has also published two anthologies, one of short stories and one of devotions and poems. A children's speller/story coloring book was released in April 2017. Copies are available in paperback and digital format on Amazon, KOBO, iTunes, and Barnes and Noble or at casimonson.com. Books are now available in audio format on audible.com When she is not writing, she is painting, crafting, or fishing.

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