Authors United Absorbed by Authors Guild

In a letter, Authors United founder Douglas Preston urged AU writers “to throw their support behind the Authors Guild either by joining or making a contribution.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive

In a copyright flare-up, California's Internet Archive finds itself on the wrong side of the English-speaking world's two largest author trade organizations. The post Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Authors Guild Opens First Regional Chapters and Amazon Author-Complaint Resolution

Following its deployment of a traveling team of workshop leaders, the Authors Guild opens a round of regional chapters. It also has just opened a new author-complaint resolution service in direct cooperation with Amazon.com. The post US Authors Guild Opens First Regional Chapters and Amazon... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Honors VIDA, Announces ‘Boot Camps’ for Authors Outside New York

US-based Authors Guild announced a series of traveling workshops for writers around the country and honored 'VIDA: Women in Literary Arts' with its most prestigious award. The post Authors Guild Honors VIDA, Announces ‘Boot Camps’ for Authors Outside New York appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors United warns of attacks on 'author livelihoods' under Trump administration

The new US administration under Donald Trump could make things "very, very much worse" for authors, according to campaign group Authors United. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild warns authors over contributing online articles for free

Writers are contributing to the fall in their incomes by penning free pieces for large companies in the hope that it will raise their profile and lead to book sales, Roxana Robinson, president of The Authors Guild, has told The Bookseller. She also said that Amazon was devaluing books and writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP, Authors Guild Discuss Author-Editor Process

The AAP and Authors Guild co-hosted a panel last week on Capitol Hill about authorial-editorial collaboration, in advance of Congress’s review of the U.S. Copyright Act. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon-Dissenting Authors Form 'Authors United'

As HBG's dispute with the e-tailer continues, authors are starting to prepare for the long haul by forming their own organization. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Issues Call to MacAdam Cage Authors

The Authors Guild is offering legal assistance to any MacAdam Cage author who wishes to mount a legal challenge to the agreement giving control of their ebook rights to MP Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, AAP Outraged by IA's 'National Emergency Library'

The Internet Archive says it is performing a public service by making its scans of print books available to all, but critics call it an 'attack' on copyright. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Unveils New Model Trade Book Contract

Using some or all of the clauses in the model contract, the Authors Guild said, will help ensure that writers receive the rights granted them under current U.S. copyright and contract law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild and AAR back publishers in Audible Captions lawsuit

The Authors Guild and the Association of Authors' Representatives have filed a joint brief supporting publishers' calls for a preliminary injuction to stop their works being included in Audible's Captions programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 19:58:52 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, AAR File Brief Supporting Publishers in Audible ‘Captions’ Case

The groups argue Audible should be required to "license the rights it seeks to exploit for its profit—just as others must—as required by copyright law and fundamental fairness.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild backs AAP’s Audible lawsuit

The Authors Guild is supporting the Association of American Publishers (AAP) as the organisation sues Amazon’s audiobook company Audible over a new speech-to-text feature.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 10:51:31 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Says Cengage Failed to Renegotiate Contracts

In the digitization of the textbook market, the Authors Guild's new statement sees unsettled business between a curriculum content company and writers. The post Authors Guild Says Cengage Failed to Renegotiate Contracts appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-24 02:53:49 UTC ]
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US Publishers Association and Authors Guild Renew Support for CASE Act

The US Senate Committee on the Judiciary has a markup session scheduled for the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act on Thursday (July 18). The post US Publishers Association and Authors Guild Renew Support for CASE Act appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-16 02:09:29 UTC ]
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US Authors Guild Joins With AAP and Copyright Alliance on CASE Act

Intended to make it easier for rights holders to defend copyrighted work the CASE Act is getting backing from publishing's trade and advocacy organizations. The post US Authors Guild Joins With AAP and Copyright Alliance on CASE Act appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Authors Guild Praises Nora Roberts’ Legal Action on Digital Plagiarism

The leading author-advocacy trade organization in the United States announces that it's in talks with Amazon on issues of 'plagiarism and scams.' The post US Authors Guild Praises Nora Roberts’ Legal Action on Digital Plagiarism appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New, Larger Authors Guild Survey: Falling Incomes for US Writers

The new Authors Guild survey, larger than in the past and with input from other writing organizations, brings into question how authors are compensated and how the issue is assessed. The post New, Larger Authors Guild Survey: Falling Incomes for US Writers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NCAC, Authors Guild Slam Trump's S&S Litigation Threats

Following one more threat of litigation from President Donald Trump against a major book publisher, free speech and book industry organizations have condemned the president's attempts to cease publication of books unfavorable to his administration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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