Agent Savant

The musings of literary agent Laurie McLean

Amazon versus Hachette: the authors lose

Written By: laurie - Jun• 20•14

I was recently interviewed on a great podcast called The Shared Desk run by two of my clients: veteran podcasters Tee Morris and Pip Ballantine. Give us a listen if you want to hear my views on the ongoing battle between Amazon and Hachette Books over ebook royalty rates and other sundry things. Pundits are billing this as the fight to determine publishing supremacy–the very future of publishing itself! I try to remind everyone that it is ultimately the authors who are the losers in this scuffle.

The Shared Desk

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