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June 21, 2011 at 10:45am
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The Curve

LA Times blogger Carolyn Kellogg wrote an article called "Independent author John Locke joins Amazon’s million-Kindle-seller club, but at what cost?" which includes ignorant claims such as:

“Locke makes less money with his 99-cent gambit than he would selling the same number of books with a traditional publisher.”

Are you sure he’d sell the same number of books? Why didn’t he price his books at $100 then?

Dear Carolyn, may I point you to this very useful article on Wikipedia: Supply and demand. Look at the curve. Read the explanation. I’m sure what you learn from it will improve your future articles and prevent you from writing bogus claims.

Regards,
Dmitry

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