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Author Solutions CEO Wants to Talk to Writers' "Guilds"

5 years agoArts / Writing : Writer Beware!

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware In a video posted to YouTube on Friday, and in an accompanying press release, the CEO of Author Solutions, Kevin Weiss, invited the Romance Writers of America, the Mystery Writers of America, and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (which he incorrectly dubbed the "Science Fiction Writers' Association"--though I can't fault him for this, as PW regularly gets it wrong as well) to sit down with him and other AS representatives to discuss the recent debate over AS's "partnerships" with Harlequin and Thomas Nelson.
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Self-Publishing and Author-Agent Agreements: The Need for Change

Arts / Writing : Writer Beware! (6 days ago)

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Author Solutions CEO Responds to Harlequin/Nelson Flap

Arts / Writing : Writer Beware! (5 years ago)

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Arts / Writing : Writer Beware! (3 days ago)

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