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BookLocker Move on Lulu Authors with $18 (save $149) Offer

BookLocker Move on Lulu Authors with $18 (save $149) Offer

Angela Hoy, editor and proprietor at BookLocker, late yesterday made an open offer to any unhappy authors with Lulu to switch their books to the Maine-based POD publisher. In a bold announcement on this week’s edition of Writersweekly, Hoy drew attention to negative comments in Lulu’s forum from its own self-published authors. In a piece


Amazon Agree Settlement in Antitrust Lawsuit

Amazon has agreed a settlement in the lawsuit filed against them by in 2008. The lawsuit was taken against Amazon by following the giant e-retailer’s strong-armed attempt to force publishers using POD printers for their book lists to switch to paying Amazon’s own POD printer, Booksurge (now subsumed into Amazon’s CreateSpace). took the lawsuit

Amazon – Booksurge Antitrust Lawsuit: Motion to Dismiss Refused

Chief U.S. District Judge John Woodcock Jr. has refused’s motion to dismiss’s Antitrust Lawsuit against them. The lawsuit stems from actions and communications by Amazon early last year to instruct some publishers using print-on-demand digital printing to use Amazon’s own printer, Booksurge. You can read the official court documents on Judge Woodcock Jr’s


Comments on Self Publishing Article – New York Times

“The point may soon come when there are more people who want to write books than there are people who want to read them.” New York Times, January 27th, 2009. This is an opening quote from an article about self publishing in the New York Times this week by Motoko Rich about the rise in