Question for Mr. Brust

Gaertk at aol.com Gaertk at aol.com
Sun Mar 12 12:39:22 PST 2006

"Peter H. Granzeau" <pgranzeau at cox.net> writes:

>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.

Unfortunately, Tor's parent company seems determined to screw the
deal by pricing the ebooks higher than the what Amazon charges for
the dead tree versions:


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