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.


Dear publishers: seven steps on special sales

Our open letter to all publishers, urging seven simple steps to ensure that special sales to not damage authors' overall earnings or the market for full-price sales.


Everything a Writer Needs

Philip Paris explores the opportunities of ScotsWrite, the upcoming writers' conference near Glasgow.


The Author magazine

This issue considers authors as businesses, of course – but it puts our humanity first.

James McConnachie, Editor, Spring 2017