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News stories from the book world in July 2014

July 2014

‘Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable'

21 July 2014

In an extraordinary change of approach, Nicola Solomon, the Secretary of the UK Society of Authors, has attacked publishers, saying that ‘Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable'.  Read more

Writers struggle to make a living

14 July 2014

A new study just published by ALCS (the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society) has shown that the typical income of a UK writer is just £11,000 ($18,815) a year. The figures show a sharp decline in the number of full-time writers.  Read more

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