eBookEnvy.com Author Interview Series – Arlene Radasky

Please accept our apologies – we know our author interview series has been missing in the last few weeks. We were working on getting a more interactive format going on our Facebook fan page. This interview serves as the first interview conducted via this new method. Incidentally, if you haven’t been to see our new fan page yet, now is that time to visit and ‘Like’!

Stay tuned to eBookEnvy.com and our Facebook page for updates on upcoming interviews.

 

This week, our own Jennifer Lynn sat down and had a talk with Arlene Radasky

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If You Wrote a Book…

… would you give it away for free to share your message or your story?

We are always looking for ways to support new and experienced Authors, here at www.Free-eBooks.net.

While some authors are hesitant to post their work for free, others are enjoying the prestige, exposure and other benefits from being featured in front of our huge, online audience. Many writers and budding scribes love this type of low-cost and no-cost marketing technique to promote their books around the world.

We’d like to hear more from you, if you are an author, or thinking about being one,

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How Do Authors Get Paid?

In the traditional publishing model authors can get paid in two ways, either a flat fee (a onetime lump sum) or on a percentage, or royalty, of each book sold. Then there is the increasing popularity of self-publishing. Here we’ll outline the differences.

When working with a publisher each contract will vary but there are common practices in the industry. Typically royalties for hardcover books are about 10% while 6%-8% can be expected for paperback. A new trend emerging is for publishers to pay authors based on net rather than the retail price of the book. A

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