The Journal: A Bestseller Goes Indie (and Why)

In today’s Journal * Quote of the Day * See the rest * I wrote nothing * The Numbers Quote of the Day “Which brings us to the huge burning question: what will the publisher do for us that will be worth giving up 3/4 of our money forever? A publisher would have to make a very compelling argument and that argument can’t be just ‘We will give you a big advance.’ Here is why the advance argument falls flat on its face. “Let’s say we get an advance of $100,000 for a book price $4.99. The book sells 30,000 … Read more