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Most book publishers pay authors a percentage of the revenue from book sales. Explain the conflict that this creates between publishers and authors.
NOTE: The goal of publishers is to maximize profit.

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It is a fact that authors and publishers will always be in an adversarial position because the publishers' main goal is to have the maximum profit which includes paying the authors less and the authors would also want to earn as much as possible for their writing.
On the author's side, they are the ones who are doing the 'job' while the publishers are actually just 'middlemen'. Their main job is to work with the market and inside the bookselling environment. Yes, they spend for printing and publishing of the book but the author still believes that these are nothing compared to ...

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