Anyone who reads Pat Holt’s excellent Holt Uncensored newsletter will not be surprised that Amazon has angered a lot of writers by adding links to their book listings for used versions of their books. Authors don’t share in any royalty of used book sales. But while some are outraged at the idea, other authors think it’s fine. Any way to get their work into the hands of potential readers is viewed by many as a plus. I must say I was flattered to see Amazon offer used copies of my (lamentably) slow selling novel for over $40. Somehow it cheers me up…

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