[LINK] Best-Selling Author Refuses $500k; Self-Publishes Instead

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Wed Mar 23 11:33:42 AEDT 2011

On 2011/Mar/23, at 11:18 AM, David Boxall wrote:

> On 23/03/2011 12:39 AM, Kim Holburn wrote:
>> http://jakonrath.blogspot.com/2011/03/ebooks-and-self-publishing-dialog.html
>>> Saturday, March 19, 2011
>>> Ebooks and Self-Publishing - A Dialog Between Authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath
> ...
>>> Forever is a long time to earn royalties. So it makes sense for forever to begin today, not tomorrow.
> ...
> Copyright last how long?

Not a simple answer is it?  Depends on the country and lots of other things but lets say mostly 70 years after the last author's death and certainly as long as he lives.  

Full answer here:

His heirs can still sell the books in the public domain.

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