Tag Archives | hardcover

Why is my book being published only as an e-book?

Q. I have licensed both print and e-book rights to my publisher. Are they obligated to publish the book in both editions? A. Only if your contract says so. Prudent authors will provide that simply publishing the book in an e-book edition (which will be far less costly for publishers) is not sufficient, and that…

Read full answer

How Much Should I Pay for My Remaindered Books?

Q. My publisher is remaindering the trade paperback edition of my book but intends to keep the hardcover edition in print until all of its hardcover copies are sold. It is offering to sell me copies of the remaindered paperback (which retails for $35; the hardcover retails for $50) at $7/copy. My contract doesn’t cover…

Read full answer