Due to Amazon.com’s removal of many of our authors’ books from its ordering system, we are removing Amazon.com links from our website. Our authors depend on people buying their books and since a significant percentage of them publish through Macmillan or its subsidiaries, we would prefer to send traffic to stores where the books can […]
SFSignal.com is giving away two copies of Rocket Boy and the Geek Girls, a Book View Press anthology edited by Phyllis Irene Radford. The ebook consists of classic and favorite science fiction stories by Book View Cafe authors, never before gathered in a single collection. Contributors include: Vonda N. McIntyre, Brenda W. Clough, Katharine Kerr, […]
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My name is Lee Martindale, and I’m running for South-Central Regional Director. Let’s begin with the obvious. Reorganizations are tough. SFWA is in a state of transition. The Board of Directors that begins its term on July 1, 2010 will lead the organization through that transition, and be the bridge between SFWA as it is […]
SFWA member @scalzi talks about the public communications side of the Macmillan/Amazon affair. http://is.gd/7tr8B #
For some time, publishers and others have been concerned about Amazon’s policy of pricing ebooks at $9.99, regardless of the price tag publishers put on them. Many feel that Amazon’s discounted ebook pricing is an attempt to control and monopolize the ebook market by forcing a pricing standard. Some in the publishing industry have even called the practice predatory.
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Conversation has swept through the internet, and science fiction and fantasy authors in particular, about Amazon’s decision to remove Macmillan titles from their stock after a disagreement about pricing.
Today, Amazon has posted a comment about their policy.
SFWA Vice President Elizabeth Moon has tendered her resignation for personal reasons. In doing so, she assured me that this decision is not due to any conflicts with SFWA, the other officers, or any members, but is a personal decision due to factors outside the organization. Speaking for the Board, we have enjoyed working with […]