It has now been a few months since the launch of KU. It has been good and bad for me so far. The good part has still been a pick up in borrows for books that hadn't received any attention in years.
The bad... has been wonky sales for just about everything else. Things that were selling consistently are no longer doing so. And the rate of borrows seems to fluctuate from month to month. It's enough of a change in numbers to really make me consider if I want a particular title to be exclusive or not.
So I've pulled a number of titles out of KU. The trickle of borrows wasn't compensating for the exclusivity to Amazon. But I have still left all of the works under one pen name entirely under the KU umbrella. For some reason the combination of borrowing and genre works for that pen name.
I have to say, the jury is still out for me on the practicality of KU. The dust is starting to settle and I'm not sure if short stories are going to come out on top.