Galleycat reports on Hachette Book Group’s decision to move to the same type of agency model proposed by Macmillan. Below is the letter from their CEO, David Young. February 4, 2010 Dear Agent, At Hachette Book Group, we have been considering a new pricing model for some time, and have decided to transition to selling […]
Macmillan’s CEO John Sargent has made new comments about the Amazon and Macmillian.
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Resources and member news for John Scalzi and Jennifer Brozek!
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, […]
@kellyswails Congratulations! That's great news. Here's the link to the application… http://www.sfwa.org/join-us/application-form/ in reply to kellyswails # One of @jenniferbrozek 's sories, "Nothing Left to Salvage," has been nominated for the 2010 Million Writers Award. http://bit.ly/bnSjCz #
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.