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Kindle Publishing Q & A 001: How Long Should Your Kindle Book Be?

By Hazel Lau | amazon kindle publishing , formatting Get free updates on new posts here

Recently I got asked this question, “What is the ideal length (word count wise) for my first book?” and I ought to answer it.

If you’re new to self-publishing on Amazon and wondering, just how much should I write for my Kindle book?

Then this post is for you.

Q: What is the ideal length (word count wise) for my first book?

 
My Answer:

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Simple Steps To Test Your Book Idea

By Hazel Lau | amazon kindle publishing , book marketing Get free updates on new posts here

A potential author wrote to me:

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I believe good books exist for a reason. The primary reason is not about you but your readers.

You may want to make money, get fame, brand yourself, or become an expert in your field by writing and publishing a book. Fair Enough.

But most — if not all of us — write because we want to help someone solve something.

That one person.

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Kindle Publishing: How to Self-Publish Your Book On Amazon

By Hazel Lau | amazon kindle publishing , book marketing Get free updates on new posts here

In his book “Choose Yourself!”, James Altucher has brought up an important concept about today’s industry, here is a quote I like very much:

You no longer have to wait for the gods of corporate America, or universities, or media, or inventors, to come down from the clouds and choose you for success. — James Altucher

James Altucher

 

This is particularly true when it comes to publishing industry. You no longer have to wait and pray for your manuscript to get picked up by traditional publishing agents or companies; You can go on your own, write and develop your very first book, and publish your own success.

In fact, James Alutcher self-published his book “Choose Yourself!” on Amazon and this book has just hit over 350,000 copies in May 2015 since its release.

You might be thinking, sounds good but where do I start?

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