Re: RARA-AVIS: E-Publication and "Never Going Out of Print"

From: Allan Guthrie (
Date: 19 Mar 2010

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    This is not a recommendation, but it strikes me that you're not aware of the choices open to you currently:

    You can make your book available for almost all electronic formats via the likes of It's free.

    You can have your book available in print via the likes of (they also handle the distribution). It's free.

    There is no need to restrict yourself to Kindle for financial or distribution reasons.


    ----- Original Message ----- From: "Patrick King" <> To: <> Sent: Friday, March 19, 2010 5:06 AM Subject: RE: RARA-AVIS: E-Publication and "Never Going Out of Print"

    > Small segment of the reading public they may be, but there's well over a
    > million of them. If I can get a mere hundred thousand readers, it'll be
    > beyond my wildest dreams. On the other hand, it will require a $4,000
    > investment on my part to have 1,000 copies of the book published in paper.
    > Smaller runs are a lot more expensive, and I have no guarantee I'll sell
    > them out. I also have no desire to go mailing books all over the world.
    > Electronic distribution of Kindle copies works just fine for me.
    > Patrick King

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