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Royalties And Marketing: How Publishing Houses Will Compete

Posted at 8:14AM Friday 06 Apr 2012

In a world where authors can self-publish, work with agents and big publishers, go to Amazon, publish in short form, etc. — where, essentially, authors have a lot of choices — how do publishers compete for the best authors?

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