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

Pandemic taking mounting toll on author incomes, SoA survey finds

The Society of Authors' third survey of the financial impact of Covid-19 on author incomes has found that the pandemic is taking a rising toll... Read more

Samaritans joins with SoA on guidance for writers on depicting self-harm

Samaritans and the Society of Authors have collaborated on a set of guidelines for authors to think about when writing about self-harm or suicide, either... Read more

No deal Brexit: Export and printing logistics are key trade concerns

Export and printing logistics have emerged as key trade concerns in the event of a no deal Brexit, with indie publishers and printers warning shipping and customs... Read more

The Bookseller's c.e.o. predictions for 2019

Following on from The Bookseller's 'alternative' predictions for 2019, senior figures share their hopes and expectations for the year ahead. Read more

Writers' groups reveal increasing demand for hardship grants

Authors' organisations have revealed an “ever-increasing” demand on financial hardship grants, with new applications to the Royal Literary Fund up a third in four years.... Read more

Trade dismayed after controversial EU copyright law rejected

Publishers and authors have expressed their disappointment and "worry" after a controversial EU copyright law was rejected by parliament. Read more

SoA calls for tax relief on new skills training for authors

The Society of Authors is calling for tax relief to be extended to writers undertaking training for new skills in response to a government consultation. ... Read more

SoA challenges publishers to reveal how much they pay authors

The chief executive of the Society of Authors has challenged publishers to reveal how much they pay writers in their annual financial accounts. Read more

Rankin and McDermid urge halt to Scottish arts cuts

Leading Scottish writers including Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Denise Mina have called on the Scottish government to halt potentially "devastating" cuts to arts and... Read more

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