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Author Royalties

Amazon Increases Author Royalty Rates To 70% For Self-Published Kindle Books

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it is now offering do-it-yourself authors and publishers royalties of about 70 percent on their e-books...

Authors Fear Reduced Income Due To Library Cuts

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Authors receive just over six pence per loan, up to a cap of £6,600, through the Public Lending Right (PLR) scheme, something many describe as a "lif...

Wiley Publishing Company Is Sending Deceptive Letter To Authors, Says Authors Guild

The Authors Guild | The Authors Guild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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Amazon Offers New 70% Royalty Program For Kindle Books

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it will begin offering do-it-yourself authors and publishers a bigger cut of book sales on its Kindle e...

Can We Have A Little Chat About Money?

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Gerald Sindell

If you read the N.Y.Times in its coverage of the disruption of the Kindle, you might think that publishers are losing a fortune from the sudden rise in Kindle sales. Actually, the opposite is true.