Did you know that you can send your wip to your Kindle? It’s a great way to read and edit your novel. You can read it while you’re on vacation or in bed at night. Reading your words in a different format allows you to see your story in a different way. It’s an effective tool.
You can also download the Kindle Reader for your PC or MAC by clicking HERE.
Or you can email it to your hand-held Kindle.
Before launching my debut novel, Cache a Predator, I emailed my book to my Kindle. I loved seeing my name and my title there. It was a foreshadowing, and we’re all familiar with those, right? Seeing my name in print was one of those woo-hoot moments. It meant I was getting closer to publishing my baby.
After many edits, I emailed beta readers my novel. But first I had to teach them how to email the book to their Kindle too. Many didn’t know how to do this–including me a few months ago. It made me wonder if you knew how. If not, let me teach you. If you already know will you share your experience in the comment section?
Here’s a quick demo.
Step One – Go to Amazon and log into your account. Find the place on your page that says MANAGE YOUR KINDLE. It’s in the upper right hand corner under your name. Here’s a little screen shot of what mine looks like. See the drop-down with the list of functions? Notice the MANAGE YOUR KINDLE about half way down? Click on that.
Step Two This takes you to another page. On the left side of that screen you’ll see something like this. The page will have a list of your books at your library, but to the left is a list of all the items. Scroll down until you see MANAGE YOUR DEVICE. Click on that.
Click on the PERSONAL DOCUMENT SETTINGS. You’ll see the email address for your Kindle.
Step Four Copy your Kindle’s address. Below that address is a line titled, Approved Personal Document List that allows you to add your email address so your Kindle will accept emails from you. Make sure your email address is in that box.
Step Five Email your novel to your Kindle address.
Step Six Go back to Amazon and click on MANAGE YOUR KINDLE, then MANAGE YOUR DEVICE again. The title of the book you emailed should be there.
Step Seven Click on the drop-down box where it says, SEND TO _____’s KINDLE.
Step Eight Open your Kindle. Read on!
I hope this helped. Let me know if you have any questions. Was this helpful or more confusing?