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The New York Chapter of the Internet Society is recorded video of the NYC Google Book Settlement Workshop. You may watch the two hour and fifteen minute workshop there or here.
SF Awards Watch reports that SFWA member Jedediah Berry has won the William L. Crawford Award. Congratulations!
In a video posted to YouTube on Friday, and in an accompanying press release, the CEO of Author Solutions, Kevin Weiss, invited the Romance Writers of America, the Mystery Writers of America, and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America to sit down with him and other AS representatives to discuss the recent debate over AS’s “partnerships” with Harlequin and Thomas Nelson.
The winners of the 2009 Aurealis Awards, honoring works of SF, fantasy, and horror by Australians, have been announced. Congratulations in particular, to SFWA members Ian McHugh, Jonathan Strahan, and Cat Sparks.
Norilana Books is proud to present a Kindle Edition of: Mansfield Park and Mummies: Monster Mayhem, Matrimony, Ancient Curses, True Love, and Other Dire Delights by Jane Austen and Vera Nazarianhttp://www.amazon.com/dp/B00359FEUYA hilarious “comedy of monsters and manners!”This stylish and clever parody of the Austen classic Manfield Park, comes complete with “scholarly” Footnotes that harangue the […]
The Authors Guild is offering telephone seminars next week to help authors and agents who have questions about the Google Book Settlement. Remember the deadline to make a decision is January 28th.
Writers: Another Google Book Settlement deadline is fast approaching. Per the amended Settlement agreement, January 28, 2010 is the last date you can opt out of the Settlement, or opt back in if you previously opted out and have since changed your mind.
On Jan 20, the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) , the National Writers Union (NWU), Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) and the Internet Society’s New York Chapter (ISOC-NY) jointly sponsored a workshop to discuss the implications for writers of the proposed Google Books Settlement (GBS). This is an audio of that panel.