In their own words: We are incredibly excited to open up a Kindle World based upon the Sex & Vows and Yeah, Baby series. Kindle Worlds: Amazon mainstreams fanfic (ilmk.wordpress.com) […] iank Says: May 23, 2013 at 12:17 am | Reply. It wasn’t until the early 1990s, that fanfic writers from around the world began to find each other online, and congregate and share. Fan fiction arises from the people. Thanks to Kindle Worlds, fanfic writers can legally publish. There is an element of anarchy, a challenge to the establishment, in fan fiction. We will be notifying fan authors tomorrow, May 16th. As of May 17th, Kindle Worlds will no longer be accepting new submissions.Previously published Kindle Worlds stories will no longer be available for sale on Amazon.com on or around July 16th. In fanfic, the works are unauthorized (although some rightsholders approve the idea, within limits, including J.K. Rowling). Kindle Worlds is fanfiction written with the consent of the creators/rights holders, who can set whatever limits they want on how their characters/franchise are used. Recently, Amazon made an announcement that they re going into the business of publishing fanfiction. I agree, this is a great idea (with a few reservations on some of the details). The idea is both simple and bold. Yesterday, Amazon announced the launch of Kindle Worlds, a new initiative aimed at letting fan fiction (sometimes falled fanfiction or fanfic) authors profit from some of their writing by making it available for sale in the Kindle store. I think its a brilliant marriage of traditional tie-in writing and fan fiction… a win/win for creators and for the fans of their work. When we began the adventure of writing together as Fiona Davenport, we never realized our journey would take us to this point. 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