IndieReader, in a post titled Reason #5 to Self-Pub: Not Being in Debt to a Publisher for Your Advance, reported on the lawsuits filed by Penguin to recover advances from a number of prominent authors. Ouch! These lawsuits prompted author Dean Wesley Smith to remind writers that Advances Are Loans.
At The Creative Penn, author Joanna Penn writes about her Lessons Learned from 1 year as a Full-Time Entrepreneur.
As of today, Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell is the #1 fantasy novel on Amazon, while The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern ranks as the #1 novel in historical fantasy.
Until next week: good tidings and good day!