Here are the latest posts about Amazon on Writers Write:
Amazon Launches Amazon Charts Most Read and Most Sold Lists (2017-05-29): Amazon has announced its Amazon Charts bestselling books list. It includes fiction and nonfiction books.
Apple Distributes Settlement Money to Ebook Customers (2016-06-21): Ebook customers will see a credit in their Amazon, BN, Apple or Kobo accounts today. The credit is Apple's portion of the settlement in the ebook price fixing case.
Amazon to Launch Hundreds of Physical Bookstores (2016-02-02): Amazon is plan to launch hundreds of real bricks-and-mortar bookstores. There could be as many as 400 of them.
Amazon's New Poetry Contest Offers $5,000 Cash Prize and Publishing Contract (2015-11-05): Amazon's Little A literary imprint is launching a poetry contest to discover emerging poets. Judges are Jericho Brown, Cornelius Eady and Kimiko Hahn.
Book Reviewer Harriet Klausner Dead at 63 (2015-10-26): Prolific book reviewer Harriet Klausner has died at the age of 63. The former librarian is Amazon.com's #1 Reviewer in its Hall of Fame from the early Web.
Amazon Committing $10 Million to Grow Literary Translation Imprint AmazonCrossing (2015-10-13): AmazonCrossing is looking for books and translators to expand its line of foreign books to offer to American readers. It is seeking books in several genres.
Macmillan Reaches Ebook Deal With Amazon (2014-12-23): Macmillan CEO John Sargent announced a new, multiyear deal for print and ebooks with Amazon.com. He wrote to authors explaining how the ebook lawsuit settlement will affect pricing
Amazon Reports Big Kindle Sales Over Black Friday (2014-12-01): Amazon reports that its Kindle ebook reader and its Kindle Fire tablets have sold significantly more units than last year.
Amazon and Hachette Bury the Hatchet (2014-11-13): Amazon and Hachette have reached a deal. Hachette authors' books are shipping on time again. But Douglas Preston still isn't happy.
Douglas Preston Drags Feds Into Amazon Hachette Fight (2014-09-25): Douglas Preston continues his war against Amazon.com. He's asked the Justice Dept to investigate Amazon for antritrust violations. Could it actually hurt book publishers?
Amazon Explains Its Theories of Ebook Pricing and Author Royalties (2014-08-01): Amazon.com explains its theories about ebook pricing, its battle with Hachette and calls for increase on author royalties for ebooks.
Authors Caught in the Crossfire of Hachette - Amazon War (2014-05-24): Hachette authors are caught in the crossfire as the war between Amazon and Hachette heats up.
Hachette Accuses Amazon of Deliberately Delaying Shipments for Some of Its Books (2014-05-09): Hachette is accusing Amazon of delaying shipments for some of its books. Some books are getting delays of two to three weeks despite Hachette supplying Amazon with books.
Amazon Offers Twitter Shopping With Amazon Cart Feature (2014-05-05): Amazon is offeirng shopping on Twitter with its new Amazon Cart feature. The feature uses the #AmazonCart hashtag.
Amazon and HBO Announce Multi-Year Deal (2014-04-23): Amazon and HBO have announced a multi-year content deal. HBO Go will also be available on Fire TV by the end of this year.
Amazon to Acquire ComiXology (2014-04-10): Amazon has announced plans to acquire ComiXology, a cloud-based digital comics platform.
Michael Connelly's Bosch Pilot Picked up for Full Season by Amazon Studios (2014-04-02): Amazon Studios has given a full season order for Bosch, which is based on Michael Connelly's bestselling Harry Bosch series. Titus Welliver plays Detective Bosch.
Amazon Issues Credits in Connection With Ebook Price Fixing Settlement (2014-03-26): Amazon has issued credits to customers in connection with the ebook price fixing case in which the publishers settled with the Department of Justice.
Amazon Editors Reveal Curated List of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (2014-02-09): Amazon editors have revealed a curated list of 100 books to read in a lifetime.
Amazon Launches Christian Imprint Named Waterfall Press (2014-01-25): Amazon has launched a new Christian imprint, Waterfall Press. It will special in faith-based fiction and non-fiction.