Monthly Archives: June 2012

The New World of Publishing: Some Real Perspective on Pricing

After all the comments on the last post about electronic pricing, it became very, very clear to me that indie fiction writers seem to think that pricing an electronic book is done in a vacuum. They just make up some … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: Book Pricing from Another Perspective

Teri Babcock posted the following comment on the last article I wrote in this series and I asked her for permission to move it to the front page. Thanks, Teri, for permission to use it here. Teri’s comment is spot … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: Insulting Your Writer Friends

This week my wife, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, talked in her blog about a topic that has been bothering me for some time. And a problem I saw coming years ago. And one that makes me sad that the problem has … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: Making a Living with Your Short Fiction

Way back, over two years ago now, I did a post in my Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing series called “Myth: You Can’t Make Money Writing Fiction.” You can find that article either in any electronic bookstore or for … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: Prices on Covers of Indie Books

A while back Joe Konrath (in one of his very interesting blogs) suggested that maybe indie publishers should not put prices on their POD books. And he seemed to have a logical argument for his position as Joe often does. … Continue reading

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