In the August 19th, 2013 Kindle Direct Publishing newsletter, Amazon made a casual mention about Kindle Worlds. Since this was a new tool I had never heard of (and I was about to do an Amazon workshop), of course I had to find out more.
To put it bluntly, Kindle Worlds is a place for writers to create Fanfiction that Amazon will then publish and promote to their Kindle machines. Here is a quote directly from their site:
“Kindle Worlds is a publication submission platform where you choose a licensed World, read