Question for Mr. Brust

mtiller at ntlworld.com mtiller at ntlworld.com
Sun Mar 12 00:34:01 PST 2006

> From: "Peter H. Granzeau" <pgranzeau at cox.net>
> Date: 2006/03/12 Sun AM 06:15:32 GMT
> To: skzb at dreamcafe.com
> CC: Dragaera List <dragaera at dragaera.info>
> Subject: Re: Question for Mr. Brust
> At 08:02 PM 3/4/2006, skzb wrote:
> >It actually had nothing whatever to do with me.  I still don't know 
> >how it works, if it works, or if I getting anything from it.  I assume I do.
> I don't know what Torscriptions will be like, but Jim Baen has said 
> in Baen's Bar that he pays about double the royalty for an e-copy he 
> sells than for the paper copy.  Since his production costs for 
> e-copies are so much less than they would be for the paper (as 
> opposed to editing costs), I would guess that is probably correct, 
> even though the cost of a Webscription is greatly discounted from the 
> cost of paper books for the same set of works.

Not only production costs, but 100% of the sale price goes to the Publisher whereas with dead tree versions, the standard markup for the store selling the book is over 100%.


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