Amazon has added a bonus $1.5 million has been to its Kindle Direct Publishing Select fund, an account that pays bonuses to self-published authors when readers check out their books from the Kindle Lending Library.

This additional $1.5 million will be added to the regular monthly fund during the three-month period from December to February.  Here is more from the press release: “December’s regular monthly fund is $700,000, plus $700,000 of the $1.5 million holiday bonus will be paid out for December, doubling the total amount available to authors in December to $1.4 million. The remainder of the $1.5 million bonus will be paid on top of the regular fund in January and February as well.”  Read more