Business Musings: Subsidiary Rights For Indies

One of my traditional publishers paid me in September. I was surprised. Not because I didn’t know about the money. I did. It was an advance for rights in translation for an entire series of books. I was surprised because the contract called for payment to arrive within 60 days of the contract’s final date…and lo and behold, the payment arrived just like it was […]

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The Business Rusch: Not A Real Survey

In the traditional news cycle, politicians, major organizations, and anyone with a PR brain dump stories into the week before Memorial Day (and sometimes the week after) in the hopes that no one will notice. Generally speaking, no one does notice because most of America is focused on the three-day weekend and the unofficial start of summer. Since this is a US-only holiday, the rest […]

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The Business Rusch: You Asked For My Opinion…

The Business Rusch: You Asked For My Opinion… Kristine Kathryn Rusch That soft repetitive thudding sound you hear as you log onto your favorite websites? That’s the sound of writers scurrying in a rush to weigh in with anger and fury over this week’s latest crisis. Actually, that’s not fair. The crisises have come so hard and fast this year that the anger and fury […]

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