Posts tagged Alibi
Random House’s Hydra changes contract terms
March 12, 2013 | 9:34 pm
Many publishing insiders and authors have been discussing Random House over the past week. The company might wish it had stayed out of the news as criticisms came down over its digital imprints, especially Hydra, which handles science fiction. In case you missed the news, here’s the basic version: Contract specifications for Hydra were made public, and many realized the terms were not ideal for authors. The digital imprints offered a publishing package with no advance, and with net proceeds that would be split 50/50. In addition, the author would have to pay a one-time fee for set-up costs such as...
Morning Links — Time Warner; The Wizard of Oz; B&N
March 7, 2013 | 9:45 am
Barnes & Noble Names Book Award Winners (Good e-Reader) Time Warner Spins Off Magazines as Meredith Talks Fall Through (Paid Content) The Insanity of Making a Wizard of Oz Film in Today's IP Climate (Techdirt) A Contract from Alibi, the Random House Digital Imprint (John Scalzi) Kindle Daily Deals: Vanished in the Dunes by Allan Retzky (and 3 others) ...