Archive for January, 2010

Quick Updates for 2010-01-23

@lizargall Let me know if you have any questions about the discussion panel. in reply to lizargall # Author Solutions CEO addresses RWA, MWA, SFWA in video. Wants to Discuss Choice and "Opportunity" # Mr. Weiss's statement would start stronger if he got our name right. SFWA = Science fiction and Fantasy Writers of […]

Webcast: Google Book Settlement Workshop – 1/20/2010

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.

Quick Updates for 2010-01-22

Registration is now open for SFWA’s online Google Book Settlement panel. The panel begins at 11EST. # RT @OBAlliance: Has GBS 2.0 Remedied Department of Justice Objections? #gbs #digitization # RT @doctorow: Happy tenth birthday, @boingboing! # SFWA’s online Google Book Settlement panel has begun. # @tamarasheehan Let us know we […]

Transcript available for online Google Book Settlement panel

Today, Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, Inc., hosted an online panel discussion regarding the proposed settlement between Google, Inc. and the Authors Guild, Inc., and other class action plantiffs. The text-based panel ran for 90 minutes on the SFWA discussion forums, creating an instant transcript for writers who could not make the opening […]

Quick Updates for 2010-01-21

NYC area folks, don't forget that there's a Google Settlement Workshop in midtown at 2:00 Pass the word. # RT @lketchersid: Amazon changing Kindle royalties? <about time!> # @kmdi They are videoing the workshop. I'll let you know when it's been posted. Tomorrow, we have an online version. in reply to kmdi […]

Quick Updates for 2010-01-20

Help Haiti animals & SFWA member @jesswynne will send you a signed copy of her novel The Z Radiant: # Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member, Rick Boatwright, with 3 sales to Grantsville Gazette. # Strange Horizons starts new fiction-department blog to give writers updates about magazine status questions. #