Authors No Longer Have to Compete with Themselves

Used to be when I first published at Delacorte, one of the last things an agent or editor wanted was for an author to publish two books
at the same time. They called this splitting sales. In other words, by
publishing two books at the same time, an author ran the risk of
competing with him or herself.

Now, with the new indie publishing model, it seems that authors don't compete with themselves by
publishing more than one book at the same time, they simply get more
sales and more space on the infinite virtual bookshelf. And in some
cases sales can be multiplied not by two, but by exponential numbers.

Recently, StoneGate Ink re-released my novel As Catch Can, under the new title The Innocent....
Get the rest of the scoop at The Vincent Zandri Vox....

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Comment by Vincent Zandri on October 31, 2010 at 1:47am
Good point Dan, right on!!

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