Yesterday The Authors Guild posted a very interesting analyis about the dynamics of competition between Apple, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble as they jockey for the e-book market. The analysis came down very hard on Amazon.
Today The Authors Guild has published an equally fascinating analysis of how the prevailing formula for author royalties on e-books unfairly diminishes authors’ income even as publishers earn more for each e-book sold. Below is the text of this analysis.
E-Book Royalty Math: The Big Tilt