Authors, traditionally published and self-published, need to adapt to stay viable, says Merilyn Simonds, former chief of The Writers’ Union of Canada.
‘Things are not going to stop changing,’ Ingenta’s Randy Petway told Monday’s Rights Conference audience. And that means new urgency around effective rights management.
Key figures in the American publishing community are unified in their call for a lift of the US embargo of Cuba as it pertains to books.
In a three-hour program at Washington’s New America Foundation, Authors United points up both its criticisms of Amazon and the challenges of objecting to its position in the publishing marketplace.
On the Kindle forum, Amazon said it wants to price most ebooks at $9.99, claiming lower prices will sell more books and return more money to authors. Many disagree.