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Christopher Jones

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Re: Amazon kindle story teller competition
Posted: May 19, 2017 10:18 AM   in response to: Tony Wallbank in response to: Tony Wallbank
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So, I submitted an ebook, and have linked it to the paperback (originally published through CreateSpace). It's still "in review" as of the time I write this. I'm wondering if I'm still in under the deadline because I have SUBMITTED it, or if it has to have gone live. Anyone have any idea? I've sent a message to KDP support, but haven't heard back yet.
dwightokita

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Re: Amazon kindle story teller competition
Posted: May 19, 2017 11:05 AM   in response to: Christopher Jones in response to: Christopher Jones
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Don't bother with email. PHONE THEM to talk to them instantly. They are easily reached and very helpful.

To be able to call KDP:

1. Go to this web address:

https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/contact-us?ref_=FOOT_cu

2. Select BOOK DETAILS

3. Select UPLOAD AND PREVIEW

4. Then look for CALL US.
(I had to figure this out myself.)

Angela Sherice

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Re: Amazon kindle story teller competition
Posted: May 19, 2017 3:03 PM   in response to: Tony Wallbank in response to: Tony Wallbank
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Hi Angela.

I entered the StorytellerUK2017 at UK time 10:57 pm - and hour before cutoff.

I did enter StorytellerUK2017 in the meta tag so that I may be an identified entry.

Obviously, since the book is "in review" I can't see if the meta and all is a go.

Are you able to?
Christopher Jones

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Re: Amazon kindle story teller competition
Posted: May 20, 2017 12:10 PM   in response to: dwightokita in response to: dwightokita
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Well, I had to leave for work not long after I posted that message and didn't see your reply. I guess I'll find out the hard way...

Honestly, though, it's not like I could've done anything about it at that point. In review means in review, and it was completely beyond my control whether or not it would count, or get out of review by the deadline.
wildfreeandlight

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Re: Amazon kindle story teller competition
Posted: May 20, 2017 4:42 PM   in response to: Tony Wallbank in response to: Tony Wallbank
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Does anyone know if it's still possible to do some editing on your ebook whilst it is in the competition? Before getting the printing part set up at createspace?
Jeanelle Clark ...

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Re: HELP with “StorytellerUK2017”Amazon kindle story teller competition
Posted: May 20, 2017 6:17 PM   in response to: Harshit in response to: Harshit
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Thanx for all the help on here! It indeed made a difference.


Sadly, I wasn't able to publish and enter both ebook and paperback and link them together on time for the contest; however, I was able to publish the ebook!

They sent me an email today with exactly that in the subject line. I am so excited! It looks great.

Jeanelle is my mom 87 who wrote the story, and I am Cheryl, the editor and illustrator, her eldest daughter and grandma myself.

If you want to look, here it is: NEVER GROW OLD...

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071FD5VNY

Even though I began editing over a month ago, I just didn't understand enough to do the whole thing right. The cover was fun and not so hard.

If I had submitted the corrected rich text format from the start, instead of messing with the Kindle Create template which you cannot save as any other file-type,
I would have had time to do both. The template said it was only 22 pages, and kept rejecting it and the pdf copy I made extra, whereas rich text format RTF held it up to 25 pages--even though I counted 34.

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