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Successful author stories
The most radical and transformative of inventions are often those that empower others to unleash their creativity - to pursue their dreams. These are the stories of the authors who are transforming their lives with Amazon.

Success stories

Federico Maria Rivalta: Insomnia that led to sales of over 100,000 copies

Federico Maria Rivalta, 59 years old, a fan of detective fiction, was working in finance: he had a good career and money, but he was not happy. So, during long sleepless nights, he began to write a detective story, which he would self-publish with Amazon, transforming his life.

Children’s author scores a goal against cystic fibrosis

Journalist and football aficionado Martin Smith has found self-publishing to be an opportunity to raise awareness on cystic fibrosis, a condition that has affected him since childhood. It turned out to be the start of a new, unexpected chapter in his life.

Stephanie: “I didn’t want my dyslexia stopping me from becoming an author”

“My teachers constantly told me how bad my writing was. It was so disheartening. I didn’t want my dyslexia stopping me when I knew I had great stories to tell”.

To the future and back

How does the world of tomorrow look like? How will we live in the future? These questions have moved many writers in the past. And today - with the development of artificial intelligence - looking into the future is perhaps more exciting than ever

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From builders' merchant to award-winning author

He used to write after putting his children to bed. Now David Leadbeater is a bestselling action-adventure author and winner of the inaugural UK Kindle Storyteller Award.

Lyrics, music and novels: a lover of words

Jamie is a songwriter and singer who discovered writing novels was the best way to pass the time while on tour. Thanks to Kindle and Amazon Music, his fictional band has reached thousands of fans.
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