A Small Mystery: Solved

Why did Penguin Random House go after a 20 year old, out-of-print novel? I think I’ve figured it out!

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Big Publishing: Nightmare on Agent Street

Author Chuck Palahniuk (pronounced paula-nick) – author of Fight Club, Invisible Monsters, Survivor, and Choke – says he’s close to broke, thanks to his agent the (formerly?) prestigious Donadio &…

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Facebook: World Censor

In 1972, photographer Nick Ut took an iconic picture that helped changed the course of the Vietnam War. It won the 1973 World Press Photo of the Year award, a Pulitzer…

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Big Publishing: How Harlequin helped itself to authors’ earnings

In 2012, authors who’d signed contracts with the publisher Harlequin began to notice something odd in their bi-annual royalty statements. Despite the fact that ebook sales were booming, their royalties…

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