Kindle Store awash with auto-generated crap ‘books’: And this is why we can’t have nice things.
Now that you can upload an e-book, price it and sell it, for free, hordes of wouldbe publishing millionaires are doing exactly that. Except they’re not actually writing books – they’re just lifting them from elsewhere and hoping to collect the royalties.
The lifting can be from a variety of sources: Private Label Rights (PLR) are tales specifically marketed to be resold in this manner, perhaps under a new title or cover. There are even software packages claiming to automate much of the process and allowing the production of 10 or 20 books in a day.
Via a tweet from Seth.