2016: An International Coalition of Author Advocacy Challenges Publishing Contracts

The author contract battle goes global Dated today, 5th January, the Authors Guild’s open letter to the Association of American Publishers leads the loudest call yet for contract reform in publishing’s relations with authors. This is a coordinated campaign being mounted by the world’s key author-advocacy organisations. The letter’s signatories include the UK’s Society of Authors, the Authors Licensing… Read More

2015: The Year of Being Brave

Tis the season to make predictions, and so we asked digital luminaries from both sides of the pond for their 50 words about digital publishing in 2015. Here, by way of introduction is my own prediction and analysis about what may pass next year: In 2014 the digital book business enjoyed a somewhat puzzling year.… Read More