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Vella anyone???

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Hi gang. Craig with you today and there’s something new on the self publishing horizon. It’s officially called Kindle Vella. I’m kind of interested in it, and would like to get some debate going on the subject.

The first thing we have to do is cover what it is. Vella is a new publishing platform for serialized work. This means you publish what amounts to a chapter at a time. The time period is variable and up to the author.

It’s important to note that the author gets paid under this plan. It borrows from online gaming in that readers have to buy tokens, then use that special currency to read whatever they are interested in. If someone spends tokens on your work, you get half. (Obviously, Amazon gets the cash from token purchases, then shares depending on where you spend them. They get the cash if you never spend…

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