First Dorchester Author Reclaims Rights and Self-Publishes

By Rachel Deahl
Nov 09, 2010

via Publishers Weekly

After mounting problems at Dorchester Publishing–the house announced plans to drop its traditional mass marekt paperback business in favor of a digital/print-on-demand list amid mounting complaints of late royalty payments and contract defaults–author Angie Fox has reclaimed her rights from the publisher in order to self-publish her book, The Last Demon Slayers.

Fox, who claims she’s the first Dorchester author to make this move, released The Last of the Demon Slayers as a Kindle edition yesterday; the book was schueduled to drop from Dorchester on December 28. Fox will also be doing a POD edition of the book through Amazon.

Although Fox is no stranger to the big houses–she’s currently under contract ta both Kensington and St. Martin’s Press–self-publishing seemed like the most logical option for her orphaned Dorchester title. “It was a decision I never thought I’d make–to take back a book that had already sold. But I just had to take charge and do what was best for my books and my readers.”

Angie Fox, The Last of the Demon Slayers

November 9th, 2010  at 8:36 pm

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Posted in Abilities and Book Launch and Demons and Fallen Angels and Lycans/Weres and Magic and New Releases and Witch/Sorcerer by LadyJayne on November 9th, 2010 at 8:36 pm.

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