UNIVERSAL CREDIT THREATENS FUTURE WRITERS

According to the Society of Authors it has warned MPs that the changes to Universal Credit could silence working-class writers, impeding diversity in publishing and thus making it harder to attract different types of readers. Speaking at the All-Party Parliamentary Writers Group inquiry into authors’ earnings on Tuesday (30th October), the SoA chief executive Nicola … Continue reading UNIVERSAL CREDIT THREATENS FUTURE WRITERS

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5 REASONS AUTHORS FALL for VANITY PRESSES

Whenever we hear stories about authors being defrauded by unscrupulous vanity presses, sometimes for thousands of pounds, the reaction can often be unsympathetic: “It’s their own fault for being so gullible.” “They should have done their homework.” “That was a stupid mistake. Don’t they read about these things?” Whilst it is true that authors have … Continue reading 5 REASONS AUTHORS FALL for VANITY PRESSES