News & Opinion

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News

MEPs vote down Copyright Directive

MEPs have voted to reject the EU’s Copyright Directive in its current form, and will return to debate the issue in September.

Blogs

My writing income: David Boyle

David Boyle blogs for us about his various sources of income and the challenges of making a living as an author.

Before You Sign | Charity Begins at Home

We’re all asked to contribute to charitable causes–money, time, professional expertise. Nicola Solomon asks how you can balance the line between being charitable and being exploited?

Carers Week blog: staying healthy and connected

11-17 June is Carers Week and to celebrate this, Bridget Blankley, a member of our Writers as Carers Group has written this blog on the theme of staying healthy and connected. 

Interviews

The Author magazine


The publishing landscape is wintry
but spring is in the air...

James McConnachie
Editor, Spring 2018

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