Writing News for 13 October 2017

Man reading blog roundups on tabletHere is a quick roundup of some of the latest news in the world of writing and publishing.

Freelancers Sue Ebony Magazine, Claiming $70,000 in Unpaid Work
“The plaintiffs in the lawsuit against Ebony Media and its owner, Texas-based private equity firm CVG Group, include writers, photographers, videographers and graphic designers, all of whom are represented by the National Writers Union.”

Kazuo Ishiguro ​​​​​​​Wins the Nobel Prize in Literature 2017
The British author behind books including Man Booker winner The Remains of the Day takes the award for his ‘novels of great emotional force’.

Time to Grant Spanish Journalists Full Authors’ Rights Protection, says IFJ/EFJ
A delegation of the IFJ/EFJ authors’ rights expert group members met in Madrid on 2-3 October in solidarity with Spanish affiliates to develop a strategy to change Spanish intellectual property law for a better protection of journalists’ rights. The print sector was specifically targeted.
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Can a 10-Year-Old be a Genius?
What Hemingway’s first short story tells us.

Gary McLaren

Gary McLaren is an author and digital entrepreneur. He blogs at Writers Unplugged and manages Worldwide Freelance Writer. He's been helping writers online for more than 16 years. You can also follow Gary on social media at Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.

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