aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Another weird way for authors to make money

The LA Times looks at Open Sky, a website that gives authors the chance to make money by selling books, as well as their favorite products, directly to consumers.“A cookbook author, for example, not only sells books through OpenSky but also hawks a favorite barbecue sauce and grill. The author pockets 50% of the profit, with the rest going to OpenSky and others involved in the transaction.”

I’m not sure what I could sell. Tasers? Pepper spray? Plastic restraints?

Read more here. (And marvel at how the LA Times is trying to "monetize" its site: there are ads all over the place.)

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