Monthly Archives: March 2014

Sharing the Wealth: 3/21/2014

This ridiculous post details how an author/publisher is requesting people help fund the royalties she, frankly, embezzled from her authors. It seems to have since been shut down, but I can’t get over the gall of it in the first … Continue reading

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Amazon and Gaming

Amazon is, supposedly, thinking of releasing a game console. First, my comment on the Passive Voice below: This would be a huge challenge. The last time a console entered the market it was the Xbox…thirteen years ago. There have been some … Continue reading

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Updates On a Few Things

Yeah, I know, I know, been awhile since I posted anything. I’ve been involved with a work project that has tied up a lot of my time, just one of the joys of writing with a day job. I wanted … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth: 03/15/2014

As I already wrote, I have failed in not following Mark Coker’s blog. I don’t use Smashwords, it’s a pain, but Coker is a smart guy and I love to see his take on the industry. What’s he said last … Continue reading

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Something New Every Day

I must admit a failure. I have not been following the Smashwords’ blog. That’s a pretty big oversight. Smashwords, though I don’t use them myself because it’s such a pain in the ass, is one of the big players and I have … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth: 03/07/2014

It was, honestly, a bit of a slow week in the publishing world. There weren’t many grand controversies or awe-inspiring moments of revelation or conspiracy. So, to begin… Something I’ve debated with myself for years, ever since I started seriously … Continue reading

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Amazon and Royalties

I wrote in my Sharing the Wealth last week about how Amazon changed their ACX royalty rate. It went from 50% (with a very generous escalator) to a flat 40%. There are more details about it, and you can find … Continue reading

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