Have you heard of Kindle Vella?
Kindle Vella is a new program rolling out for e-readers through Amazon, featuring episodic chapters of stories which are available to read with tokens. Similar to Webtoon and Radish. Amazon made the announcement about the program back in April, sending the author world into a buzz about it.
And the more I thought about it, the more I realized I wanted to dip my toes into the Vella waters and see how it goes!
Honestly, I have always wanted to write an episodic series. I have a deep love for soap operas (blame my mother and her Days of Our Lives addiction), and I remember watching the wild, wacky Passions soap opera back in the early 2000’s. I honestly tried to never miss a show because the craziest things would happen if you looked away!
So, when I heard about Kindle Vella, my mind started turning with all sorts of ideas!
Now, as of this blog post, the program is still in beta and not yet available for readers, but writers can start uploading episodes, or chapters, of their works in progress. And I have started doing that with a side project novel called 11 Rules For Dating Your Mortal Enemy. When the program goes live, readers will be able to jump right into the enemies-to-lovers romance featuring magic, political intrigue, and two warring sister cities, with peace balancing on the shoulders of Lailah and Mikhal’s betrothal.
Once the program goes live, I’ll be posting ALL kinds of links to get you to the project!
And on my off time, I’ve been noodling an idea about a magical, wacky town filled with romance, drama, intrigue, sex, heat, betrayal... You know, a true soap opera! What a dream that would be to write a real soap opera, one episode at a time! And man, that sounds like so much FUN.
I think the Vella program is going to be interesting for authors and tons of fun for readers. I have my fingers crossed that Amazon will release it for readers soon, because I cannot wait for everyone to meet Lailah and Mikhal and watch their love story unfold, one episode at a time. And if you prefer to read the story in its entirety and not wait another week for a chapter, rest assured that once the story has concluded, I will release it as a proper ebook and paperback.
Come on, Vella! I’m ready for you!
Just me, a paranormal romance author with big dreams and even bigger crushes!