Just the facts, ma’am!

Just the facts, ma’am!

Amazon posts an update regarding its negotiations with Hachette. It is a clear and concise piece, and explains why lower ebook prices makes more money for authors, publishers, and Amazon.

If you want a very well informed commentary on why Hachette and the other legacy publishers do not want lower ebook prices (I’ll give it away: they are protecting their paper distribution business), here is a blog post by Barry Eisler, who’s been traditionally published and now publishes through Amazon: http://barryeisler.blogspot.com/2014/07/so-real-authors-guild-is-amazon.html


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