Since Writer Beware’s founding, I’ve been getting questions and advisories about Mr. Kritzer and his company, EKP Productions. In 1998 and 1999, most involved Kritzer’s referrals to Edit Ink, a fraudulent editing service that paid kickbacks to agents who sent clients its way.
RT @jasonsanford: From Janet Reid, literary agent, comes a few statistics to torture writers with. http://bit.ly/5QBdSN #
SFWA member and Hugo-winner, David D. Levine, is spending the next two weeks in a Mars Society Habitat as part of a project to study some of the very real difficulties in sending people to Mars. He promises to do a report for us when he returns, meanwhile you can follow along as he posts […]
Industry News and Member News for Cherie Priest and Livia Llewellyn!
RT @victoriajanssen: Clarion Writers' Workshop San Diego is open for submissions: http://clarion.ucsd.edu/ #
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware The National Writers Union, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have written to their author peers in Congress, seeking their support in encouraging the Department of Justice to continue its opposition to the Google Books Settlement. The text […]
As part of fixing the process for claiming works, the Settlement Administrator has issued SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURE FOR CLAIMING YOUR BOOKS AND INSERTS The gist of it is that authors may now submit a list of their works by mail or email.
Member news for Erin Cashier, Justin Howe and Jennifer Brozek!
Happy New Year, everyone! To kick things off for 2010, we have a great guest blog post from multi-published author Cathy Clamp. The distinction between a wholesaler and a distributor is an important one, especially for writers who want to get their books onto physical bookstore shelves. Too often, however, writers and startup publishers aren’t […]
Literature is all about metaphors–analogies. One thing is like another. Much of literature works by saying, “This thing is like this other thing.” In secondary world stories, how do you handle metaphors?