Question for 10/26/2016: According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly.com, if Amazon allows third parties to sell copies of used books on their website, is it copyright infringement? Send your answer through the contact form here. You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe (it’s free!). NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER […]
If you’ve been on the fence about writing a book, go for it. You’ll be glad you did. Landing a publishing contract is another story, but, the bottom line is that if you never try, you’ll never know. You don’t want to be sitting in the ‘ole retirement home at 90 thinking what might have been. You’re capable of doing more than you think. All it takes is some organization, both in your thinking and your productivity, and a story that your audience is interested in learning more about. Command of your language du jour is rather helpful, too.
The dark water racing under the bridge contrasted sharply with the yellow and orange leaves riding atop the ripples. Balding maple trees shadowed the riverbank while the remains of a cornfield rustled violently in the cold wind. Standing on the cobblestones by his trusty wooden cart, he shivered. It was going to be a bad winter but they were well prepared. Suddenly, a strong gust brought the sound of maniacal laughter. He stepped quickly to the back of the cart, and threw back the burlap cover…
Amazon’s reach and influence is absolutely amazing Google Fires Head of U.S. Copyright Office Pallante was locked out of her computer this morning, according to two sources who spoke with Library employees. Earlier, [the nominal head of the Library of Congress] had called several members of Congress to tell them about her decision. Later, she […]
We’ve fallen into bed exhausted each night. It’ll be nice to get back home so we can rest!
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I’d just finished a book for a traditional New York publisher and was waiting on a promised contract from another publishing house. Because I knew I’d be working on a book soon, I didn’t want to get involved in a major project…but I also wasn’t sure what to do to scratch my creative itch – or contribute to our family funds.
COMMENTS ON: Amazon Won’t Remove My Book! Are They Violating My Copyright? Amazon has a host of issues along this line. I just spotted one earlier today. Search Amazon for one of my books, My Nights with Leukemia. You’ll get three results. 1. The legitimate one with Kindle, paperback (CreateSpace), and used editions included. […]
Trivia Question for 10/19/16
Thai police are investigating 12 new complaints of royal defamation on social media lodged since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej last week, a sharp rise amid intensifying scrutiny of anything deemed offensive to the monarchy.