Wednesday, March 18, 2015

I'm An Amazon (Kindle) All-Star!

Based on my sale of books (thanks to you all!), I have been selected  Kindle all-star and awarded a cash prize of $1000.  Here is the email I received from Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) where all ebooks get published:

Congratulations! You have qualified for a KDP Select All-Star bonus for the month of February.

To further reward the books that are most popular with our customers, we recently introduced KDP Select All-Star bonuses, based on what KDP Select (KDPS) titles and authors are being read the most.

The following author qualified for a bonus:

John Ellsworth |  $1,000

We determine ‘most-read’ rankings by combining books sold plus qualified borrows from Kindle Unlimited (KU) and the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library (KOLL) during the month on Calculations include only titles that are enrolled in KDP Select during the period.

The payment schedule and payment method is the same as your other sales from KDP. You will receive your bonus approximately sixty (60) days following the end of the calendar month during which applicable sales occur.

For more information on KDP Select All-Star bonuses, please go here:

Best regards,

The Kindle Direct Publishing Team

Thanks to all you readers. I love each and every one of you and am so grateful to you for reading my books. I will keep working hard at it in order to please you and provide you with the kind of stories you like. (all the gang says hello too: Thaddeus, Katy, Turquoise, Henry, Christine, Sarai, and all the rest).


Dorothy Day said...

Congratulations! I deserve some of the credit for this award since I bought at least 5 of your books myself. I live in Queen Creek, just a few miles from Ellsworth Road. I thank you for writing what I call "social conscience" books. Another well-known writer, John Grisham, has recently published one such novel about the environmental problems in North Carolina. I also applaud your excellent research (as befits a lawyer) that makes your stories ring so true. Have you thought about giving a talk at the Queen Creek library? Keep writing and I'll keep buying!

admin said...

Ellsworth Road is indeed my clan. My dad Was Ed Ellsworth and he served in the Arizona State Legislature and was a cattleman from Showlow who later moved to Chandler and grew cotton and cows. My brothers are still in the Valley and carrying on, cowboy-minded types like their dad.