Some of you may have seen discussion board and/or Facebook posts flying around recently about X-Ray for authors. What is it? Well, in KDP’s words it’s “ … a unique Kindle eBook feature that allows readers to learn more about a character, topic, event, place, or any other term, simply by pressing and holding on the word or phrase that interests them.”
In plain terms, it’s a feature that, when turned on, allows Kindle readers to tap on a highlighted word or phrase in an eBook in order to learn more information about it.
It can be a fun option for readers and authors alike, and is easy to set up through the KDP dashboard. Navigate to the book you want Continue reading “Tutorial: Enabling X-Ray for Your eBooks on Amazon”
Just lately, I seem to have come across a number of people who have been scratching their heads, wondering how to get their notes and highlights off their Kindle/Kindle app. It’s not hard, I promise. Hopefully, these step-by-step tips will help.
Continue reading “A Helping Hand…transferring your notes and highlights from your Kindle or Kindle app”
Amazon Kindle now has another option for writers, “Kindle Singles,” particularly aimed at short stories, novellas and other shorter works. I admit to being unaware of this program until I saw a post on Facebook last week. I couldn’t find a way to contact Kindle Singles, so I had to send my questions to Kindle customer service instead. But they were prompt with a reply. Continue reading “Kindle Singles: Love It or Leave It?”