Tagged: Nicola Solomon

Beware the special sale

In an open letter, chief executive of the Society of Authors Nicola Solomon urges publishers to adhere to a seven-step plan to ensure that special... Read more

Sock puppetry still 'rife' in book reviews

Sock puppetry is still "widespread" today in spite of the trade's best efforts to stamp it out more than five years ago, a number of publishers have told The Bookseller, following the latest case... Read more

Solomon calls for changes to special sales deals

The Society of Authors chief executive Nicola Solomon has called on publishers to adhere to a seven-step plan to ensure that special sales or “ultra-high”... Read more

Restrictions on EU workers' rights 'a major concern', says trade

Trade figures have said restrictions on the rights of European Union citizens and their families in the UK could be detrimental to the industry, following further detail from prime... Read more

Government extends PLR to e-books and e-audiobooks

The government is expanding the Public Lending Right (PLR) to include e-books and e-audiobooks, meaning their authors will be eligible for payment in the same way as those whose... Read more

Authors fear accusations of cultural appropriation, forum hears

Cries of cultural appropriation could be dissuading authors from publishing books that reflect BAME audiences, the Westminster Media Forum has heard.... Read more

Authors concerned over 'triple whammy' tax blow

Recent changes to tax rules pose a “triple whammy” blow to writers, the Society of Authors (SoA) has warned. Read more

Oxford Lit Fest fee 'too low' says SoA

The Society of Authors (SoA) has welcomed the Oxford Literary Festival's U-turn decision to pay writers to participate - but called the £150 fee on... Read more

Authors question deep discounts as SoA calls for greater contract transparency

The Society of Authors (SoA) has called on publishers to give authors “the right to say no” to high-discounting practices as part of its campaign... Read more

EC study puts average author earnings at £12,500

The Society of Authors is pushing its case for "fairer" contracts in the wake of a newly released European Commission study which found writers in Europe... Read more

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