Issola Spoilers vs. Orca Spoilers

Tue Mar 11 18:51:42 PST 2003

On Tue, 11 Mar 2003, Steven Brust wrote:

> At 06:26 PM 3/11/2003 -0800, Philip Hart wrote:
> >
> >While it's probably morally dubious to buy SKZB's work in such
> >a way that he doesn't benefit, those wishing to participate
> >in the typically unspoilered occasional _BP_ discussion but who
> >don't have a copy can currently find 19 at half.com
> For the record, I heartily approve of used book stores, and buying used books.

Do you there think there should be a mechanism to pass some nominal
payment back to you when someone buys your work nth hand?  (I guess your
publisher might not think the physical book is your work.)  You could for
example publicize a paypal account and I'd consider sending you 10% of the
purchase price of my copies of Jhereg etc purchased used maybe 10 years