Authors United Mistaking Its Enemy?

shutterstock_214689337One author and industry watcher takes a close look at the complaints put forth by Authors United and draws that conclusion.

Bob Mayer argues it’s a mistake to take Amazon to task for suppressing book sales. The growing surge of new content into the marketplace–thanks partly to Amazon–creates both challenges and opportunities for everyone in the book business, but it also empowers authors to take greater individual charge of it.

For authors, at any rate, pressuring Amazon in its dispute with Hachette could be the wrong battle to wage.

Here’s Mayer’s take on why.


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