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lucinda-blumenfeld's picture
  It sounds like an oxymoron. But as a follow up to our fairly grim outlook on book advances, I wanted to shine a potential bright light: a possible everybody-wins solution to the financial dilemmas facing both authors and their publishers today. Last week, I spoke with an...
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Are the days of the full-time novelist numbered?   by Robert J. Sawyer I was the only author invited to give a solo talk at this year’s Canadian Book Summit, which had the theme of “Hot New Models” — the implicit assumption being that new technologies and ways of doing business, such as...
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    What may be a little known fact, and a joy to author/dictators everywhere, is that Hitler made the bulk of his money from the sales of his books. Jul 18, 1925: Mein Kampf is published On this day in 1925, Volume One of Adolf Hitler's philosophical autobiography, Mein Kampf, is published....
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Publishers Weekly just came out with its list of the 2009 best-sellers.   For all of you readers out there who thought that Going Rogue by Sarah Palin was a joke, the joke is on you.  Sarah's publisher, HarperCollins is laughing all the way to the bank. And so is Sarah.  Yes. Going Rogue was the #1...
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I woke up this morning to the astonishing news that Amazon.com has stopped selling all titles from Macmillan , the sixth largest publisher in America.  I learned  about this first on Frances Dinkenspiel's blog, Ghost Word.  Frances is a Macmillan author.   According to an article in The New York...