PAY THE WRITER—Pirates, Used Bookstores & Why Writers Need to Stand Up for What’s Right | Kristen Lamb’s Blog

Thoughts for a Sunday MorningSource: PAY THE WRITER—Pirates, Used Bookstores & Why Writers Need to Stand Up for What’s Right | Kristen Lamb’s Blog

I’ve long thought about the fact that an author only gets paid for a sale of a “new” book. And while I love used book stores (and hey, I’m a book collector, remember?) this post by Kristen Lamb is incredibly concrete on the idea of getting paid for one’s work.

Speck

Speck

Yup.

That’s an ultrasound image.

Yup.

That’s the start of my baby, scheduled to enter this world next July (which, yes, makes it, barring unforeseen circumstances, a member of the class of 2034, which is the most terrifying thought of all of this).

Yup… gonna be a dad.

At this point we’re calling it Speck and I guarantee there will be a bit more blogging about this particular life event for the next… well… ever.