Historical and Contemporary Romance Author

Monthly Archives : May 2012

Comparing Apples to Apples

Today, the Guardian brought us a story ominously titled “Stop the press: half of self-published authors earn less than $500.” If you haven’t read it already, go ahead and click the link. I’ll wait for you to get back. Okay, there are two bits of this that I want to comment on. This first is this: …the average amount earned…

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How Traditional Print Publishing Works

In light of the DOJ’s lawsuit against Apple and several publishers for collusion in the setting of retail prices for ebooks (Dear Author has a great post on the latest revelations from the case), I thought it might be worth talking a little bit about why the major New York publishers were so worried about the rise of digital books…

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Just a Little Something

This is going to be a very brief blog post. I’m trying very hard to get Hot Under the Collar ready to upload by mid-June. I’m behind my original hoped-for schedule by a couple of weeks, mainly due to my naughty vicar’s stubborn refusal to be naughty. (He will be naughty. I promise. Even if I have to rip his…

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