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  •  If you're publishing through them, sure (3+ / 0-)

    I will not be one to dispute the change that self-publication and various e-book markets have had on royalty rates and other things important to artists.

    But be sure that Amazon is not negotiating better rights for you with Hachette (or, soon, the remaining publishing houses...).

    Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. - William Pitt

    by Phoenix Rising on Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 01:38:32 PM PDT

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    •  right, but (1+ / 0-)
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      Just Bob

      my point is that midlist will see nothing better from Hachette, whatever it may get from Amazon

      "the remedy to be applied is more speech" -- Louis Brandeis

      by PaulLev on Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 02:02:26 PM PDT

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