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Amazon and the earnings issue: Must we all be career authors with ‘pro’-sized rewards? 

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TeleRead has, like many sites, been covering the author earnings issue extensively. As new reports come out about a slow-down in the e-book gold rush, people are asking the usual questions. Is Amazon good for authors? For readers? What do all these numbers mean? How to divide the pie? I think the flaw in interpretation here lies in looking at these numbers solely from the perspective of authors who seek to have a career. Let’s face it, there are a lot of hobbyists out there. These are people who blogged just for the fun of it back in the days where there was no pay model to choose. They are
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Author: SBolithoe

Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

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