Well, they can lock up authors' books for life if there aren't out-clauses
negotiated into the contracts the agents negotiate and the authors sign.
After all, everything is negotiable.
On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 6:14 AM, Jack Bludis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dorchester's choice to go all-digital, all-POD is probably the harbinger of
> what we can expect to happen to the entire publishing industry. It is also a
> way that publishers can lock up their books for the life of the author based
> on the terms of most contracts.
> I'm sure we're all waiting to hear from Charles who should know more about
> this than anyone here.
> (Or he may be contractually locked out from commenting.)
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