Whispers And Warnings For May 7th

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Links to the stories below can be found here:
http://forums.writersweekly.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=9367

THIS ISN’T SURPRISING…
My Amazon Bestseller Made Me Nothing
“My novel shot to the top of the site’s bestseller list last summer. You won’t believe how little I got paid…”

HELL HATH NO FURY…
Smokey Robinson’s Ex-Wife Demands Share of Hit Songs
“Did the singer-songwriter commit constructive fraud nearly three decades ago when he got a divorce and failed to mention that he might one day have the power to reclaim rights to his songs?”

SURE SEEMS LIKE LOTS OF SHADY THINGS WENT ON THERE…
Steve Jobs defied convention, and perhaps the law
“That’s the provocative question being debated in antitrust circles in the wake of revelations that Jobs, the co-founder of Apple who is deeply revered in Silicon Valley, was the driving force in a conspiracy to prevent competitors from poaching employees.”

STEAMY!
Harlequin romance novels fall into the arms of Murdoch
“Harlequin, the global queen of bodice-ripping books telling tales of romance between doctor and nurse, or servant and heir, has been seduced by media magnate Rupert Murdoch.”

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER WRITER-SUING-HOLLYWOOD STORY
Screenwriter To George Lucas: ÎYou Stole My Script!’
“Many say Star Wars director George Lucas has the biggest imagination in HollywoodÛ but one screenwriter disagrees.”

WHEN JUDGES THINK THEY’RE ABOVE THE LAW…
More allegations against jailed judge and best selling author
“A disgraced judge and best-selling author is facing fresh claims that she forged documentation to influence the outcome of a trial when her mother claimed libel against her, it can be revealed.”

Links to the stories above can be found here:
http://forums.writersweekly.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=9367