authors will expand like bloggers - http://live-free-in-an-unfree-world.com
quickly going to zero. Margins are going to zero for publishers.
There’s no financial benefit for going with a publisher if advances
are going to zero and royalties are a few percentage points. The
publishing industry does minimal editing. The time between book
acceptance and release is too long (often a year or more). That’s
insane and makes zero sense in a print-on-demand world
when kindle versions are outselling print versions.
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the book industry sells “books”. What they need to do is sell their
“authors”. Authors now are brands, they are businesses, they are
mini-empires. Publishers do nothing to help 95% of their authors
build their platforms and their own brands. This would increase
author loyalty and make the lack of a meaningful advance almost