Robert Miller talks about his departure from HarperStudio

In News by Erin L. Cox

By Erin L. Cox A year and a half after founding HarperStudio, the innovative new publishing imprint at HarperCollins, Robert Miller will be leaving to take on the role of group publisher for Workman Publishing.  HarperStudio was founded on Miller’s ground-breaking approach to publishing which focused on smaller advances (no advance exceeded $100,000 for one book), no returns, and a move towards the author …

What is the Future of the Book Advance?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka In our lead story today, author and marketer M.J. Rose and publisher Robert Miller debate the future of what the publisher/author relationship. Both come at the topic from different angles, but they both agree that advances, as they exist today, need to change. Rose wants marketing expenses undertaken by the publisher to be deducted from the sum …