Category Archives: Sharing The Wealth

Sharing the Wealth: 6/24/2014

Been a little while, I know, but I’ve been very busy at work and haven’t had the time or energy to come home and recap like I normally do. This Sharing the Wealth cover roughly all of June up to … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth; 6/6/2014

David Gaughran discusses what kind of competition Big Publishing wants, specifically the kind where they’re guaranteed to win. They want the industry that is completely controlled by them, where they can control supply (authors) and distribution (bookstores) and set their … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth: 5/30/2014

I posted in one of my past Sharing the Wealth posts about a lawsuit that saw a publisher, HarperCollins, successfully argue in court that another publisher, Open Road, did not have the right to publish one of their books in … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth: 5/23/2014

I’ll start this week’s Sharing the Wealth with Hugh Howey, who was a busy boy this week. Not only did he put up the latest Author Earnings Report, he also had some great comments to add to the industry relating … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth: 5/16/14

Smashwords has a post on preorders and how effectively they boost sales. David Gaughran cautions practices that increase piracy, practices that many media companies (I’m thinking of books and video games) seem to have taken not only as best practice, … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth: 5/9/14

It was a slow week in publishing, but I’ve still got my favorite links below. BookBaby has launched a service that allows authors to sell their books directly to consumers. This is the next possible step for authors, getting to … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth: 4/26/2014

Forbes has a great post about something that came to light earlier this year, namely a firm that arranges bulk buying of author’s books so as to get them onto bestseller lists, which has now downplayed its entire offering. This … Continue reading

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