Education for Southern California’s Independent Publishers

How to Publish with Amazon/Kindle

How to Publish with Amazon/Kindle

RECORDING of the Phone Seminar

with Neal Thompson from Kindle Direct Publishing

Amazon offers many programs and opportunities for authors and publishers involving print books, e-books, and audio books as well as sales tracking tools and promotional and marketing opportunities.

NEAL THOMPSON, Director of Author and Publishing Relations at Amazon, will be covering these topics:

– the benefits of self-publishing

– digital books (KDP)

– print books (CreateSpace)

– audio books (ACX)

– real-time sales tracking

– free promotional tools

– tips on how to improve your presence on Amazon


About our speaker:


NEAL THOMPSON (@nealthompson) is Director of Author and Publishing Relations at Amazon, where he oversees the Amazon Literary Partnership (grant funding for authors and literary organizations) and outreach to the writing community. Neal is a former journalist and the author of four nonfiction books, including A Curious Man: The Strange & Brilliant Life of Robert “Believe It or Not” Ripley (a PEN Center USA Literary Award finalist in nonfiction) and Driving with the Devil: Southern Moonshine, Detroit Wheels and the Birth of NASCAR. Neal has appeared on NPR, PBS, The Daily Show, CNN, The History Channel, ESPN, and more, and has written for Outside, Esquire, Men’s Health, and Sports Illustrated. He previously taught creative nonfiction at the University of North Carolina’s Great Smokies Writing Program. He’s currently writing a memoir about skateboarding and fatherhood.


COST: $5 For PALA members: Nonmembers $15.00.


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