Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Hard Case Crime series

From: Karin Montin (
Date: 23 Nov 2008

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    We have a similar thing in Canada that applies to Canadian authors.

    There's also some sort of royalty for photocopies.


    At 11:25 PM 23/11/2008, you wrote:
    >Here in the UK we have a scheme called Public Lending Right, through
    >which authors, who have signed up to the scheme, get payments based
    >on the loans of their books. Not great but handy sums.
    >It is based on lending figures from a selection of libraries which
    >are changed at frequent intervals, so can be a bit hit or miss for
    >less popular authors who may not be bought by every library. Not sure
    >if overseas authors are allowed to participate. If you want to know
    >more, PLR's website is
    >--- In, sonny <sforstater@...> wrote:
    >> good news/bad news. i can no longer afford books. i use the
    >library. my library is pretty good (philadelphia), but there are and
    >will be more cutbacks by the government.
    >> they have just a handful of the HCC's
    >> do authors get any money when people take out books from the
    >library or just whatever from the copies the library purchases?

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