This is the second in a series of posts about the campaign known to self-publishing authors as #AudibleGate. ALLi would like to extend thanks to Colleen Cross for this post and for her work with the Fair Deal for Rights Holders and Narrators pressure group. If you haven't already, please sign the #Audiblegate petition here . We will keep you posted as the campaign develops. Now over to Colleen, to explain how audiobook authors and narrators are paid.
First of a series of #AudibleGate campaign posts. Authors question the funding of ACX/Audible's easy exchange program and lack of transparency
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A glitch on KDP's site revealed a surprise: an option for an as-yet-unimplemented 50% royalty rate. What does this mean for indie authors?
If you are a non-US author, your royalties from your US book sales will be subject to a 30% withholding tax…