Written by Amazon staff
For authors around the world, sharing their story with readers is a lifelong dream. Amazon launched Kindle Direct Publishing to empower authors to fulfil that dream.
Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) offers a free, easy, and fast way to self-publish eBooks, paperbacks and hardbacks. With KDP, the power of publishing is accessible to authors worldwide, allowing a more robust and diverse set of voices to share stories with a wider audience than ever before.
There are no gatekeepers deciding which books are published – authors can write and publish the books they want with KDP, including novels, children’s books, comics, cookbooks, journals, poetry and textbooks. Hundreds of thousands of authors around the world have seen their publishing dream become a reality.