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The Authors Guild Enters the Ring on Wylie Agency

The Authors Guild Enters the Ring on Wylie Agency

The US Authors Guild has responded for the first time on the moves by the Wylie Agency to launch a digital publishing imprint and strike an exclusive deal with Amazon. In the statement released this morning, The Authors Guild say that publishers have brought the current situation on themselves and are ‘governed by old publishing

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Troubador Withdraw Matador’s ‘Michael Jackson’s Dangerous Liaisons’ Book

June 7th should have marked the official release of Michael Jackson’s Dangerous Liaisons, written by Carl Toms, and published by Matador (256.20), a self-publishing imprint of Troubador Publishing UK. However, on May 27th, Troubador Publishing announced the following: “Troubador has ceased distribution of a self-published book written about Michael Jackson. Following new information that came to

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Checkpoint Press – Reviewed (Updated, Oct 2011)

Checkpoint Press is an Irish publishing service based on Achill Island, off the coast of County Mayo. The company was established in 2005 by self-published author and academic, Stephen Manning. Checkpoint Press have a primary focus on non-fiction books with a catalogue of academic, research, instruction & education, inspirational, philosophical, poetry, religious, and autobiographical works,

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MWA Join RWA in Sending Harlequin To The Little Boys Corner

Following the RWA (Romance Writers of America) withdrawing its rating and benefits from Harlequin last week – the MWA (Mystery Writers of America) have followed suit by agreeing to remove all Harlequin imprints from its approved publisher listings. “The Board of Mystery Writers of America voted unanimously on Wednesday to remove Harlequin and all of

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