“Publishers are Scum!” Really? Is This News?
|12/31/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The Internet is filled with outrage over the $250,000 advance from Simon and Schuster to alt-right writer Milo Yiannopolous for a book titled Dangerous.
The complaints seem to fall into two categories: his views are repellent and shouldn’t be “supported” by a major publishing firm, and by giving him that much money, the publisher is depriving “more deserving authors” of money and publicity.
These criticisms show a complete lack of understanding of how publishing works.
My first book came out in 1990 and since then I’ve seen many books condemned for both reasons when it all comes down to read more >>>