Tagged: Society of Authors

Digital-first Canelo opens a literary fiction survey

Simon Collinson is a man who loves surveys. When last we heard from him , he was working on a survey of small publishers' data... Read more

The authors' contract battle goes global

2016: Crunch time for publishing, its writers and their readers Dated today, 5th January, the Authors Guild's open letter to the Association of American Publishers... Read more

What the tools of the trade tell us: Emma Barnes

"These are things all professional writers should be paying attention to," writes Emma Barnes in the address she made at our inaugural Author Day ... Read more

Rebecca Smart joins Author Day speakers

Conference update : We expect to close Author Day bookings Monday (23rd November). Hurry to secure one of our last seats for 30th November at... Read more

Barnes, Horne to present manifestos at FutureBook 2015

Have we manifested your concern? We're delighted today to announce that the #FutureBook15 manifestos chosen for presentation at The FutureBook 2015 Conference on the 4th... Read more

Divisions and support at #AuthorDay

Open submissions, face-to-face feedback and guidance New developments in our Author Day ( #AuthorDay ) planning for 30th November are helping us to bring elements... Read more

What makes a good indie book cover?

Duck and cover By this time next year, there will not be fewer mobiles in the world; there will not be fewer videos uploaded to... Read more

What divides us?

Of "trade" and "the Trade" Today we're making the "programme reveal" for the inaugural FutureBook Author Day conference , which is set for Monday, 30th... Read more

Can authors compete with 'non-competes'?

'An unacceptable restriction on authors’ livelihoods' No publisher would agree, at an author’s request, to forgo publishing another author’s book on a particular subject. So... Read more

#FutureChat recap: Authors' contracts and controversies

Authors approaching accord Two venerable author advocate groups, the UK’s Society of Authors and the Authors Guild in the USA, have recently stepped into the... Read more

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