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News & recent updates
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|.||Paperback printing is coming to Australia|
Starting on May 19, we'll begin printing KDP books in Australia. For books with Australian distribution rights, we recommend you review your list price and estimated royalties for Amazon.com.au. To do this, follow these instructions. You can also estimate your Australia royalties using our calculator.
|.||Publish Serialized Stories with Kindle Vella|
Kinde Vella is a new storytelling option, where you can publish serialized stories, one episode at a time. In the next few months, readers will be able to access Kindle Vella stories in the Kindle iOS app and on Amazon.com. Start writing today, so your story is ready and waiting for readers. Learn more
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