Smorgasbord Blogger Daily – Tuesday August 3rd 2021 – #Vella D.Wallace Peach, #Update Mary Smith, #Roses Rebecca Budd
A small selection of posts I have enjoyed in the last few days and I hope you will head over to enjoy in full.
Publishing in all its formats has evolved in the last twenty years faster than anyone could have imagined. A new way of presenting your writing is being beta tested on Amazon US and Diana Wallace Peach is testing it out and sharing her early findings. Something to keep an eye on as if successful it is likely to be rolled out to all of the main Amazon platforms.
The Necromancer’s Daughter, and initial thoughts about Vella
I decided to give Vella a try.
In a nutshell, Amazon’s latest program (beta in the US for now) allows authors to publish new stories in serial episodes that readers can access though tokens. (The first three episodes of every serial are free — no fiddling with the tokens required). Readers can “thumbs up” episodes they enjoy and thereby push them up in visibility. […]