Use ‘bribery’ or ‘extortion,’ not ‘quid pro quo,’ writes Roxana Robinson to the ‘Times,’ as the Authors Guild slams Justice’s letter to Hachette.
The new Authors Guild survey, larger than in the past and with input from other writing organizations, brings into question how authors are compensated and how the issue is assessed.
US-based Authors Guild announced a series of traveling workshops for writers around the country and honored ‘VIDA: Women in Literary Arts’ with its most prestigious award.
At the author advocacy organization’s 25th gala, trade publishing stars and a self-publishing engine are acclaimed for distinguished service to writers.
‘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.
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.