News & Opinion

A roundup of the latest SoA news articles, blogs, interviews, notices and opportunities for writers. Click on the specific section to view all.


New PLR website & ebook registration

The office for Public Lending Right (PLR) have overhauled their website and it's now even easier for to register your books and start earning money from library loans.


The Writer's Paradox - Ahmet Altan

‘They may have the power to imprison me but no one has the power to keep me in prison,’ writes imprisoned Turkish author Ahmet Altan on the eve of his trial.

Reaching new authors | WriteNow

Penguin Random House's WriteNow scheme aims to mentor and publish new writers from under-represented communities. Three writers, Geraldine Quigley, Katie Hale and Chris Brougham, tell...


The Author magazine

If authors are not interested in difference, who will be?

James McConnachie, Editor, Summer 2017