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This Is The Modern Publishing Business

Scammers used to operate at the edges of the publishing business, but have wormed their way into its heart. And the entire industry is in denial. 654 more words

Paulist Prepping 'The Innocence Of Joan Little' Book As Limited Series

Paulist Productions has optioned James Reston Jr.’s book The Innocence of Joan Little: A Southern Mystery, under its first-look deal with Author Solutions for development as a limited series. 124 more words

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Self-Publishing News: 5.23.2016

This week in the world of self-publishing:

First off, this little press release put out by Author Solutions on May 18th via  885 more words

Tweets of the Week: Birdhouse

‘Doctor Strange’ Director Responds To Whitewashing Criticism https://t.co/u9FeXRBg59

— GB Gabbler (@CircoFootnotes) May 6, 2016

The Star Trek Writing Contest Was a Feeder Pool for Vanity Press Author Solutions…

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On the Selling of Shovels

In any gold rush, it’s not the prospectors who make the most money: it’s the people selling the picks and shovels.

Writing scams are nothing new. 491 more words

Jenn Lyons

Authors Guild Dumps Author Solutions (And Pretends It Was All A Bad Dream)

The Authors Guild – which bills itself as America’s leading writers’ organization – has terminated its partnership with Author Solutions.

The Authors Guild joins companies like Bowker, Writers’ Digest, and Crossbooks in cutting links to Author Solutions – a company which has faced a sustained campaign from writers targeting its deceptive and exploitative practices, as well as multiple class actions which are still working their way through the courts. 1,228 more words

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FYI: Penguin Random House Is Still In The Vanity Business

Penguin Random House announced the sale of Author Solutions on Tuesday, leading to headlines stating it has exited the self-publishing business and various commentators congratulating it for cleaning house. 1,242 more words