There is a legal idiom that goes like this: “the value of a thing is that which that thing will bring”. Michael J Sullivan has a few thoughts.
Michael weights in on Brenna Aubrey’s decision to turn down a six-figure advance.
Keith West’s massive market study has revealed that 100% of respondents say that “price” is their over-riding consideration when purchasing books. So when it comes to price – how do you allocate your resources? One ‘expensive’ book or multiple ‘less expensive’ ones?
Examples of how art hierarchies are determined by what people will pay for an artwork.
Recently I wrote a post The Race to the Bottom, where I talked about the disturbing trend of low priced ebooks. After the post went live I had an excellent discussion on line with a number of people. That conversation made me think about the various factors in today’s landscape so it begged for a follow-up piece.
In early June 2013, Harper Collins held an investor’s day where it presented financial data through the company’s third quarter. The CEO, Brian Murray presented more than 100 slides but the most interesting one was the following: Why is this slide so interesting? Well if you are an author you’ll immediately see the disparity between […]