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06 April 2020
Greening the book business
Alison Flood asks publishers and booksellers what they’re doing to make their work more sustainable.
31 March 2020
Writers on the storm
From satire, poetry and fiction to protest and direct action – Caspar Henderson investigates how writers are responding to the climate crisis.
27 March 2020
Feel the space between... – Yoga for authors
Jill Dawson on how yoga might help during self-isolation and beyond, from The Author (Winter 2019).
11 March 2020
What does Brexit mean for authors?
Nicola Solomon looks at the short and longer term implications of the UK's exit from the EU in January.
09 March 2020
Before You Sign | Literary Agents
Before you sign with a literary agent, read our advice.
04 March 2020
Life on the Educational Writers Group committee
Mark Griffiths discusses why being part of the Educational Writers Group committee was worth it.
11 February 2020
Before You Sign | Literary Executors
What is the role of a literary executor and what should you consider before appointing one?
20 January 2020
Before You Sign | Negotiating Payment for Translators
This month, we share advice on negotiating payment for translators.
16 January 2020
Why we need libraries
A. L. Kennedy offers a personal view on why libraries are 'palaces for people'.
12 December 2019
Before You Sign | Forming a Limited Company
We take a look at the pros and cons of forming a limited company as an author.
12 November 2019
Before You Sign | Joint Authorship
Thinking of working with someone else on your script, novel or poem? We discuss new guidance from the Court of Appeal.
12 November 2019
Ignaty Dyakov: On lifestyle and health
Life and health coach Ignaty Dyakov explores his MEALS approach to lifestyle and health.
15 October 2019
Before You Sign | Working with TV Producers
This month, Theo Jones discusses how authors and TV producers can work together fairly and effectively.
10 October 2019
The Sky is Falling: On Mental Health and Care Work
Author Jim Green talks about mental health and caring in a re-imagining of the children's fable, Chicken-Licken.
10 October 2019
How I dealt with mental health stigma
SoA's Bryony Hall opens up about her experience with mental health and stigma on World Mental Health Day.
07 October 2019
Taking PLR international
To mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of PLR for authors, Jim Parker looks at what's happening overseas.
02 October 2019
Sonic boom: The growth of the audiobook
Alison Flood reports on the growing audiobook market.
23 September 2019
Climate Action Week: Green Tips for Authors
SoA's Bryony Hall explores what authors can do to tackle the climate crisis, both on an individual level and as a collective body.
19 September 2019
Before You Sign | What deal are you getting?
Before you sign a publishing deal, make sure the deal you are getting works for you.
16 August 2019
Before You Sign | 10 Red Flags
This month we focus on what to look out for and when to call in the SoA advisors.
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