Maximizing Your Backlist with a special nod to Author Estates
It’s a whole new world of Author opportunity for anyone with backlist books and that includes the estates of deceased Authors.
I’ve written this post to provide an overview of what Authors and Heirs should be monitoring and pursuing.
For published books with a traditional publisher, check the print formats that the book is available in. Is it in the right format or formats (hardcover, trade paperback or mass market paperback)? Is it in ALL the print formats it should be? What about both an ebook edition and an audiobook edition? Your goal should be to make sure every title in the estate has an appropriate print edition, an ebook edition and an audiobook edition. [Read more…]