The First eBook Pirate to be Arrested

  Of all the things in the world to steal, one many was arrested for the theft of ebooks. Speaking of piracy, there are currently two arguments. Is it something […]

Nobel Authors… No Soup for You! Back to the End of the Line!

  Many who follow more intellectual reading might’ve noticed a strange lack of American titles. As a matter of fact, a bizarrely lacking number considering the size and scope of […]

Underpaid and Overworked in the UK

Bad news for authors on the other side of the Atlantic. A recent article in the Guardian stated British authors make much less than minimum wage.   https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/oct/19/uk-authors-annual-incomes-below-minimum-wage-survey-average-earnings?CMP=twt_books_b-gdnbooks  

For a Few Cents More

Is Amazon contributing to copyright infringement? One anonymous reader submitted: In late 2013 the Author, relatively new to self-publishing, decided to put his four eBooks out as paperbacks via CreateSpace, […]

Red Eye Meets The Talented Mr. Ripley

It seems like a plot out of Hollywood, rather than anything in real. Author Kristine Carlson was on a regular flight from Los Angeles to Heathrow Airport. She was seated […]

The Great War of Jacqueline Howett

The fighting is now one-sided, and modern combatants are left asking why it even began. Jacqueline Howett’s novel, The Greek Seaman, was self-published. She was an unknown author. In 2011, […]

Sookie Needs a Safehouse

Holy Columbia, Juan Valdez! We are taught that Misery is “just a Stephen King book.” We’re told its fiction and there really aren’t any Annie Wilkes in the world. Yes. […]

You Aren’t Alone

Cease and Desist Book Reviewer!

Friends, writers, and countrymen… don’t be that guy. The one who invents frivolous lawsuits to go after major organizations. Who trademarks regular, run-of-the-mill phrases in the hopes of bilking someone […]