Dean Wesley Smith highlighted a comment from one of his readers (Teri Babcock) about ebook pricing in its own blog post. It argues for saner ebook pricing, and I mostly agree. I've been thinking about raising the prices on my two ebooks for a while now, and will probably follow through Real Soon Now™.
A telling quote I think:
Read the full comment and a few follow–up remarks by Dean here: The New World of Publishing: Book Pricing from Another Perspective.
I'm still a bit wary of pricing my ebooks too high, so the coming price hike will probably be small. I was thinking around $3 for removed (because that is really quite a short story) and around $4 for removed.
Recently John Scalzi has been speaking out against bad publishing contracts that have been emerging from Random House's eBook specific imprints Hydra and Alibi.
Go to this post on his website and get caught up on what the kerfuffle is all about.
In case it needs saying, I agree 100% with John here.
I am Cecilia Lansing.
Writer of erotica.
Find links to my ebooks here.
The first two ebooks in the new Libertine Explorations series have been released.
After a long time I'm going to try to revive this website...
This QA with Nathan Fillion at Dallas Comic Con is great; maybe I should start watching Castle...
Dean Wesley Smith highlights a comment from his blog on ebook pricing.
John Scalzi speaking out against bad book contracts.