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Old September 20 2011, 06:36 PM   #44
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Re: First 20 Pages of The Struggle Within Avaiable on S&

BrotherBenny wrote: View Post
They can't do that because of the Agency pricing model...and before you launch into another one of your tiresome tirades on the subject about how evil it is, let me just point out that the Agency pricing system is actually giving authors a better deal than they've ever had before, with 70% of the eBook price (with the exception of tie-ins, I presume) going directly to them.
70% goes to the publisher, or 40% more than they get on a print book of the same price. If anything, authors are going to see less (the list prices used to calculate royalties stayed the same or decreased under agency prices, while retail prices increased).
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