I’ve seen a lot of stories pop up on my Facebook Newsfeed recently. There seems to be some outrage and I wasn’t a hundred percent sure why. All I knew was that Amazon have done something and this could have a massive impact.
Here’s the initial impression at first glance:
- Authors will be paid depending on how many pages are read
- If a reader only gets half way through a book and finds it boring, the author will only be paid for the pages read.
The reality is very different. So this is what it means: