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Conversation has swept through the internet, and science fiction and fantasy authors in particular, about Amazon’s decision to remove Macmillan titles from their stock after a disagreement about pricing.
Today, Amazon has posted a comment about their policy.
SFWA Vice President Elizabeth Moon has tendered her resignation for personal reasons. In doing so, she assured me that this decision is not due to any conflicts with SFWA, the other officers, or any members, but is a personal decision due to factors outside the organization. Speaking for the Board, we have enjoyed working with […]
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.
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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 […]
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 […]
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The 28th was the last day to decide if you wanted to opt out of the Google Book Settlement. If you did nothing, by the terms of the settlement, you are automatically “opted” in. Here are some links we hope might help. SFWA’s official position on the Google Book Settlement Google Book Settlement website The Google […]