Wednesday, August 17, 2011


Digital Manga Guild launches first title: "Digital’s strategy is to get a lot of manga onto the market quickly by using nonprofessional translators, editors, and letterers who don’t get paid up front but get a 12% cut of profits once the books start selling; Digital and the Japanese licensor also wait for their share until the profits start rolling in."

Should I Be Upset? and Rip Off, Harper Collins Publisher: "You can’t copyright an idea – but does this come too close to copying the execution?" Romance Author Lands Book Deal: "Heather’s new publisher Booktrope aims to be a new concept in publishing that combines what’s working in the publishing industry with what the indie authors are doing well to create a new model called ‘team publishing." [Has an publisher ever announced a new model that actually was new?]

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