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Debating the State of Author Advances

 by Michael Rowe


Tags: Media, Pimp My Novel, The Rumpus, book publishing, advances,

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The publishing blog Pimp My Novel has a few pointed notes about the now-standard author advances, including a consideration of whether foregoing advances would help publishers/authors/readers:

Of course, the issue doesn’t end there. Twitter has been abuzz (or atwit, or atweet) with conversation about the topic. It may be kind of insider-y, but hey now we’re on the inside, too. Thanks, uncle internet!

(Thanks, The Rumpus.)

Source: Pimp My Novel

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