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Anecdote (Special Edition): Hachette vs. Amazon (We Are ALL Stephen Colbert)

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Posted by: tburger88 on Apr 18, 2017

Visit T.C. McCarthy at http://www.tcmccarthy.com

On Twitter: https://twitter.com/tcmccarthy_
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tc.mccarthy.7

Amazon Angles to Attract Hachette's Authors to Its Side: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/07/08/amazon-tries-to-woo-authors-in-hachette-dispute/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

Amazon shows authors how much it cares about them by offering a condescending publicity stunt : http://www.mhpbooks.com/amazon-shows-authors-how-much-it-cares-about-them-by-offering-a-condescending-publicity-stunt/

Did Judge Denise Cote accidentally screw Amazon? http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/54840/

Article with link to Douglas Preston's email address: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/63180-over-300-authors-ask-amazon-to-settle-hachette-dispute.html

Anecdote is a new YouTube series that provides a window into the experiences of professional author, T.C. McCarthy. T.C. is an award winning and critically acclaimed southern writer whose short fiction has appeared in Per Contra: The International Journal of the Arts, Literature and Ideas, in Story Quarterly and in Nature. His debut novel, Germline, and its sequel, Exogene are available worldwide and the final book of the trilogy, Chimera, was released in August 2012. In addition to being an author, T.C. is a PhD scientist, a Fulbright Fellow, and a Howard Hughes Biomedical Research Scholar.

Special Episode: Hachette vs. Amazon (We Are ALL Stephen Colbert)

The Hachette/Amazon dispute should concern all authors - not just Douglas Preston - since it has implications for the entire publishing world. Time to choose sides. Amazon is headed for a publishing monopoly and so far they're winning the battles.

Music: "Mob Battle" by Silent Partner
Editing/Graphics: Leonard McTear, Aiken, SC

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