Authors and Bloggers Against Piracy Tour, day five!

lost sales

Wow.  That’s a lot of money.  But it’s not just publishers who are hurt by piracy, it’s authors.  When a book is pirated, authors don’t see any royalties from it.  The big names we all know, the J.K. Rowlings and the Stephen Kings and the Tom Clancys (or their estates, in Tom Clancy‘s case), are few and far between in reality.  Many authors struggle to pay the bills with their writing, and most of us have day jobs we’d love to ditch but can’t afford to.  For us, piracy can be devastating.

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