The Shack: Where Did it All Go Wrong?

Sarah Weinman writes in today’s Los Angeles Times about how one of the most successful self-published books, William P. Young’s The Shack, is now the subject of law suits and counter suits between the author and his two original supporters, pastors Wayne Jacobsen and Brad Cummings.

“For nearly eight months, the trio have been mired in a series of lawsuits, accusations flying over improper accounting practices, millions of dollars in missing royalties, contract breaches and copyright disputes. Hachette, meanwhile, just wants to know to whom it owes money — and how much.”
You can read the rest of the LA Times article here, and you can read our feature on the origins of how The Shack becme the most recent modern success in self-publishing here.

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