The cut everyone takes in publishing
Michael Warren Lucas has posted an article about Publishing: The Print Book Trade, and Money. You know that $25 hardcover book? Michael breaks down how the money is split between author, publisher, distributor, and retailer. He also shows how self-published authors can save more of that money for themselves, and talks about Aerio, which is an Ingram service allowing people to set up their own bookstores.
I’m already publishing books through Ingram Spark, so I should totally get on this.