Friday, October 15, 2010

PSA: Where is the ebook edition of "The Merchants War"? - Charlie's Diary

PSA: Where is the ebook edition of "The Merchants War"? - Charlie's Diary:
"If in the meantime you want to download a dodgy scan of that particular book (and buy a mass market paperback for the conscience money), I personally won't hold it against you."

My back-of-the-envelope estimate is that for Tor to put their backlist online would take on the order of 2000 employee-months of labour. Which is a tall order for a company with 50 full-time staff, to serve a channel that accounts for at best 6% of sales.