Amazon has stopped selling all Macmillan books (both mailing print books to you, and selling Kindle books). This post discusses talks the intimate details of publishing and how it affects authors, readers and prices.
Industry news and member news for Gary Kloster and Paolo Bacigalupi!
Dear members of SFWA: I’m Diana Rowland, and I’m submitting my candidacy for the position of South/Central Regional Director of SFWA. I have been an active member of SFWA since 2008, and am a graduate of Clarion West (1998). About me: I’m a first place winner of the 2005 Writers of the Future contest (3rd […]
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Once upon a time, there was a self-styled literary agent named Cris Robins who ran a purported literary agency called The Robins Agency. For more than ten years, Robins charged editing fees, levied various upfront fees, and, as far as Writer Beware can determine, never made a single […]
My apologies. The last blog entry was supposed to go out on the 28th. #
In an apparent pricing dispute, Amazon.com has removed Macmillan titles from its lists. According to the NY Times: “Macmillan, like other publishers, has asked Amazon to raise to the price of e-books from $9.99 to around $15. Amazon is expressing its strong disagreement by temporarily removing Macmillan books,” Edited to add: 1/30/2010 Macmillon’s CEO confirms […]
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Stel Pavlou, Eric James Fullilove, and Paolo Bacigalupi!
Hi fellow SFWAns – I am running for Treasurer for the third and last year. I hope that I’ll be able to give our new leadership and a newly reincorporated SFWA the sound foundation that it needs. Whether it’s done in a contemporary manner using internet tools or done in the traditional way it was […]
Personal Statement: My name is Eric Fullilove and I am running for Treasurer of the SFWA. In addition to being a published author, I am an MIT graduate, a CPA, and have been helping ensure the financial integrity of organizations for 30 years. I currently am the Chief Audit Officer of World Vision International, the […]
Dear SFWA members: Hi there, I’m John Scalzi and I am running for President of SFWA. I. INTRODUCTION For those of you who don’t know me, allow me to tell you a little about myself. I’ve been a member of SFWA since 2003. Pretty much my first act upon receiving my signed contracts for my […]