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Letter to House Protests Amazon’s Oversized Market Share

Following the House Antitrust Subcommittee’s capstone digital markets hearing, “Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 6: Examining the Dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google,” three groups representing thousands of authors, publishers, and booksellers in the United States – the Association of American Publishers, Authors Guild, and American Booksellers Association – have sent a joint […]

Changes Coming to Yahoo! Groups

While the results have yet to be tabulated from the survey we sent out last week, asking all you writers how you use tech, one thing is clear: a whole lot of you use Facebook Groups to build your literary communities. While we didn’t ask about Yahoo!, their group functionality was one of the first […]

Make Sure You See All of Our Facebook Posts

It’s come to our attention that many of our fans aren’t seeing our Facebook posts on any kind of regular basis. That’s because Facebook has been asking page administrators to pay in order to promote our pages—and restricting our updates only to those who repeatedly visit or comment on our page, ie, the minority. To […]

Because I’m not just the director, I’m also a writer

Sorry, that was a weak attempt to play on the old Hair Club for Men commercials (“I’m not just the president, I’m also a client.”) But because I am a writer, in addition to being the director of the N.C. Writers’ Network, I will be out of the office the rest of this week, promoting […]

Link Round-Up

Here’s a round-up of interesting links that have come my way over the last couple of weeks. Here, U.S. News & World Report examines the professional benefits of social networking sites like Facebook. While here, Joshilyn Jackson examines the somewhat less-professional benefits. On BiblioBuffet, author Lev Raphael takes on the writer’s archenemy: the intrusive copy […]