Originally Posted by LCF
I wouldn't call it ironic. No one expects the publishers to work on loss or with minimal income. It's the greediness that's not well taken.
Wow! Look out the window! Look at that huge queue of VCs piling up to invest in digital publishing!
Publishers aren't being greedy, they're trying to stay alive.
I intend to still be reading books in twenty years' time. I want a market where publishers are still around to provide me with stuff I'll want to read.
(And no, vanity publishing isn't the answer.)