Thursday, November 10, 2011
I’d say Chopra is an example of the way many bestselling authors are deciding that Amazon’s more favourable royalty split and more effective means of marketing is a combination legacy publishing can’t currently match. If legacy publishers don’t adapt and start offering authors more progressive terms, their position will continue to worsen.

Barry Eisler, on the recent publishing deal Amazon has struck with major author Deepak Chopra.

Many authors are making this move as they often feel cheated in their contracts with major publishers. Chopak’s deal is worth more than $500,000.

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