Indiepublisher Morgan James Publishing has signed with Ingram to use CoreSource todistribute its e-books to Apple's iBookstore. Morgan James has selected 30 ofits bestselling titles and willadd more titles to the iBookstorethroughout the year, said CEO David Hancock.

In addition,Hancock said that he believes 20% of net receipts its too low of a royalty topay authors on e-books and that beginning next month Morgan James will move to a 50-50split, saying that 50% will be the fairest rate. "We're confident that ourcurrent practice of paying 20% of net on e-books will not, in the long run, bebest for our authors, and we'll start paying 50% starting with May 2010 sales,"Hancock said.