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McIntyre Quartet Debuts at BookViewCafe.com

The STARFARERS quartet debuted at Book View Cafe on 20 December 2009. The four novels — Starfarers, Transition, Metaphase, Nautilus — will be serialized one chapter per week, and the ebook versions will be available for $4.99 each.  The episodes will be launched on Sundays at http://www.bookviewcafe.com/ and available daily at McIntyre’s novel bookshelf: http://www.bookviewcafe.com/index.php/Vonda-N.-McIntyre/Novels/ […]

Northanger Abbey and Angels and Dragons

In the wake of her MANSFIELD PARK AND MUMMIES, author and publisher Vera Nazarian will write NORTHANGER ABBEY AND ANGELS AND DRAGONS, another hilarious Jane Austen parody in which romantic heroine Catherine Morland must not only decrypt the mystery of the Udolpho Code but win her true love Henry Tilney, while beset by all the […]

How to Blow Up a Planet!

Jeanne Cavelos appears in a show currently airing on the Science Channel.  SCI-FI SCIENCE:  PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE is a six-episode TV miniseries airing in December and January.  Physicist Michio Kaku hosts.  Jeanne is in the episode titled “How to Blow Up a Planet.”  The episode airs on 12/22 at 10:30 PM and at other […]

Quick Updates for 2009-12-18

Welcome to SFWA's newest Associate member, Lou Berger! # RT @victoriastrauss: Thoughtful article from author Jason Pinter on social networking & the authorial mystique http://tinyurl.com/y8u3kkw # RT @victoriastrauss: American Library Assn urges Justice Dept. 2 "actively supervise" Google Book Settlement http://tinyurl.com/y8swyzq # RT @victoriastrauss: French court finds Google guilty of copyright violation, orders it to […]

Quick Updates for 2009-12-18

Welcome to SFWA's newest Associate member, Lou Berger! # RT @victoriastrauss: Thoughtful article from author Jason Pinter on social networking & the authorial mystique http://tinyurl.com/y8u3kkw # RT @victoriastrauss: American Library Assn urges Justice Dept. 2 "actively supervise" Google Book Settlement http://tinyurl.com/y8swyzq # RT @victoriastrauss: French court finds Google guilty of copyright violation, orders it to […]

The UK’s Society of Authors Issues Guidance on Ebooks

Given Random House’s recent claim on electronic rights in older contracts, Macmillan’s recent announcement that it will be issuing “enhanced ebooks” simultaneously with some of its hardcover releases (and charging even more than for the hardcovers), and the thorny rights and payment issues raised by the rapid expansion of the ebook market, this seems an especially relevant piece of news: the UK’s Society of Authors has issued guidelines on ebook licensing and royalties for authors and agents.