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What now for authors? On writing, coping and facing the future

Sanjana Varghese had been working as a freelance journalist in London for around a year when the coronavirus pandemic hit.  As countries around the world went into lockdown, many organisations froze their commissioning budgets, while others halted business entirely. Several of the pieces... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 20:08:07 UTC ]
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Publishers braced for potential no-deal Brexit

Even as the British government and the European Union wrangle on a withdrawal agreement, UK publishers have begun warning staff of the dire consequences of a no-deal Brexit, fearing it could lead to book stock being held up at ports, paper supply to UK printers threatened, and a fall in the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 15:38:09 UTC ]
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Society of Authors Calls on UK Government to Fight Online Book Piracy

'Book piracy threatens authors' livelihoods' according to a new appeal from the Society of Authors to the British government to help protect copyright. The post Society of Authors Calls on UK Government to Fight Online Book Piracy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Technology company? Publisher? The lines can no longer be blurred | Emily Bell

Google, Facebook, et al are in reality media companies and must accept the responsibilities that go with it Attention, like snow, comes in two varieties; the fun, beautiful kind, and the “wrong” kind, the kind that stops trains and freezes democracy. Recently the seemingly unstoppable digital... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber to publish Éamon de Valera biography

Faber has signed a "major" biography of Irish independence leader, Éamon de Valera. World rights to Éamon de Valera: A Will to Power by Ronan Fanning were signed from Jonathan Williams at the Jonathan Williams Literary Agency in Dublin. Fanning is professor emeritus of modern history at... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling wants to help poor single moms — she was one, too

Rowling wrote her book, "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," when she was a single mother, receiving government benefits. She's now asking the government to step up support for Britain's poor.Without help from the British government, there might never have been a Harry Potter. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Godfray renews government plea on Amazon

Bookseller Association c.e.o Tim Godfray has renewed his calls to the British government to take... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World’s Press Calls for Withdrawal of Proposed Royal Charter

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have appealed to the British government to rethink statutory regulation that threatens more than 300 years of press freedom in the UK. In a letter to Prim ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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