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At the risk of beating a dead horse…

I thought I’d revisit this whole Random House/Hydra issue one last time.  Mostly because John Scalzi has an awesome post up on his blog: New Writers, eBook Publishers, and the Power to Negotiate.  But, because I don’t want to just … Continue reading

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First, re: yesterday’s post.  In the interest of fairness, Publishers Weekly now has a response up from Random House.  The argument they’re making is that this is a pure profit-sharing arrangement, so therefore many of the issues Scalzi had with the contracts are irrelevant because it’s … Continue reading

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The Ugly Side of Traditional Publishing

It’s easy to assume that if you go the traditional publishing route that everything will be all great and jolly.  So many have been there before you that they’ve worn the steps smooth with their passing.  All those really egregious … Continue reading

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