The Surreal Killer

The Surreal Killer
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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Mystery Writers of America and E-Publishers

The blog site of the Mystery Writers of America organization at has a fascinating tip of the hat to the 21st century practice of E-publishing and their guidelines for approval of an E-publisher for membership in the MWA Organization .  Amazon qualifies, under the revised guideline “During the preceding year, the publisher must have paid a minimum of $1,000, in advances and/or royalties, to at least five authors with no financial or ownership interest in the company. Payment must be in monies, not in barter for advertising or copies of books.” 
E-books, themselves, won’t qualify their authors for membership, at least not yet.

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