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Putting an End to Returns: Utopian Publishing Dream or Eventual Reality?

Brooke Warner | Posted 07.15.2016 | Books
Brooke Warner

It's time to blog about returns. Not because it's a glamorous subject, but because it's an important piece of the book publishing business that too few authors (and readers) understand. And the fact that books are returnable in the first place is cause for frustration.

How to Play Big and All the Way Out There When You Want to Be an Author

Brooke Warner | Posted 07.22.2014 | Books
Brooke Warner

In traditional publishing, failing means not earning out your advance. In self-publishing, failing could be taken to mean not earning back your expenses. But the question then needs to be: over what period of time?

Crowdfunding in the Dutch Book Publishing Industry

Valentine van der Lande | Posted 09.25.2012 | Small Business
Valentine van der Lande

Tens of thousands of unsolicited manuscripts are sent to publishers in the Netherlands every year, but very few manuscripts will actually get the chance of being published. This is exactly why I founded the website TenPages.com.