Self-publishing platform BookRix is turning five and to celebrate the company has released a new editing tool and is running a promotion that will reward one author with a $5,000 bonus.
The new editing tool for its free self-publishing service allows authors to upload their books as Word files. It also includes new insights tools so that authors can track how their books are selling by title and by eBookstore, be it iBooks, Kindle, Kobo or Nook. The network is growing fast. Since it began five years ago, the company now has more than 500,000 users.
The contest will award the first author to publish and sell more than 10,000 books using the platform between May 15th and September 30, 2013 with a $5,000 bonus. Books must have 10,000 words to qualify.