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Earning money off of fanfic — it’s not just for E L James anymore.

Amazon is readying the launch of a new publishing platform called Kindle Worlds where writers will be able to publish and earn royalties from their fanfiction.

For now, fanfic writers are limited to submitting stories about only three TV shows: ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, the CW’s Vampire Diaries and Gossip Girl, which aired its series finale on the CW last December. Amazon Publishing has secured licenses for those three properties (all owned by Warner Bros.), though it expects to announce more licenses soon.

Most stories on the publishing platform will be priced between $0.99 and $3.99. More details about submission rules and royalty rates are on Amazon.com.

What do you think about this, PopWatchers? Would you try out Kindle Worlds — either as a writer or as a consumer? Is this a great new step for fan fic writers hoping to make a profit from their work, or are more success stories like E L James’ making a site like this unnecessary? Which entertainment properties would you like to see Amazon license?

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