Dakota Christmas (Kindle Single) by Joseph Bottum

As noted yesterday, Dakota Christmas, the Kindle Single by Joseph Bottum, was something of a surprise hit.  As a magazine writer and editor Bottum had written a number of Christmas pieces over the years and as a result was contacted by Amazon about the possibility of mining this material as part of the Kindle Single program.   The 7,500-word piece met with unexpected success: “Dakota Christmas” has struck a chord. One recent week it was No. 1 for sales in Amazon’s Kindle Singles and in...

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Dakota Christmas (Kindle Single) by Joseph Bottum

As noted yesterday, Dakota Christmas, the Kindle Single by Joseph Bottum, was something of a surprise hit.  As a magazine writer and editor Bottum had written a number of Christmas pieces over the years and as a result was contacted by Amazon about the possibility of mining this material as part of the Kindle Single program.   The 7,500-word piece met with unexpected success: “Dakota Christmas” has struck a chord. One recent week it was No. 1 for sales in Amazon’s Kindle Singles and in...

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