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Introducing Kindle Singles--Compelling Ideas Expressed at their Natural Length

Kindle Singles Selected for being incisive, provocative, hilarious, or heartbreaking, Kindle Singles offer a vast spectrum of reporting, essay, memoir, humor and fiction--at a length best suited to the ideas they present. Typically between 5,000 and 30,000 words, each Kindle Single is intended to allow a single killer idea--well researched, well argued and well illustrated--to be expressed at its natural length.  Today, Amazon is introducing the first set of Singles to the Kindle Store.

Nowhere else will you find a Hollywood memoir which manages to merge sex clubs, murder and Mary Tyler Moore. You’ll also discover The Real Lebowski--an intimate profile of the Hollywood icon and Coen brothers inspiration by Vanity Fair contributing editor, Rich Cohen; The Invisible Enemy--on-the-ground reporting from inside the terrorist war in Congo by the award-winning novelist, Jonathan Littell; Lifted, Wired and New Yorker writer Evan Ratliff’s riveting yarn of a failed Swedish bank heist; and Leaving Home--Short Pieces an original offering by best-selling novelist, Jodi Picoult.


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I love the fact that Amazon is doing this and really want to read the Picoult single. Question: will you be opening up Kindle Singles to indie authors? If yes, is there any info/submission guidelines available?

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