The Fallacy of Free

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By Hallee Bridgeman Typically speaking – and every publishing house is different and contracts can vary – these are the royalties for an author with a major publisher: Hardbacks: 10%-15% Paperbacks: 8%-10% eBooks: 25% The majority of the earnings for any book goes to the publisher. Why? Because that publisher has paid for working people to acquire the manuscript, edit …

10 Lessons from My First Indie Book

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By Judy Christie A year ago I didn’t know what a hybrid author was. Now I am one. This past week my first indie book, “Wreath, A Girl,” a new edition of a YA novel, joined my traditionally published books. The process has been exhilarating…and exhausting. While the lessons haven’t marinated long, I hope they will help if you’re considering …