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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

Listen and earn

Daniel Hahn on why contract terms for authors need to change. Read more

Author support

In a world where advances and royalty cheques are dwindling, it is worth remembering there are other sources of funds that authors may be able... 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

SoA criticises removal of BBC radio quotas for drama

The removal of quotas for radio comedy, drama and readings will have a “significant impact” on the Society of Authors' members, the organisation has said.... Read more

Authors suffer from bargaining 'imbalance' says SoA

The Society of Authors has welcomed the Creative Freelancers report, issued this week by the Creative Industries Federation.  Read more

Hancock vows to 'do all I can' for authors

The minister of state for digital and culture, Matt Hancock, has vowed to "do all I can to support" authors at the Society of Authors' summer... Read more

SoA hits 10k membership milestone

The Society of Authors' membership has reached five figures, it has revealed, surpassing 10,000 for the first time in its 133 year history.  Read more

Authors warned not to sign 'morality' clauses

Contract clauses giving publishers the right to drop authors who act "immorally" are becoming more common, The Bookseller has been told. 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

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