Despite it likely being against their best interest, many self-published authors have injected themselves into the Amazon-Hachette contract dispute. Why?
According to one prominent self-published author, it’s a selfless attempt by indie authors to come to the aid of authors everywhere, especially those being ruthlessly exploited by heartless publishers like Hachette. You can decide for yourself whether you like this argument.
Another engages the question more seriously and came up with this explanation.
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