Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Authors in the News

Lots of interesting articles in the news lately about authors. Check them out.

Bestselling Author Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez was dismayed by the backlash on some black websites and blogs over the news that producer Deborah Martin Chase is turning her best-selling novel The Dirty Girls Social Club into a movie. You can read Valdes-Rodriguez's response to the backlash here.

Former porn star turned "author" Heather Hunter is being accused of plagiarism by author Dianne Miller who claims Hunter and coauthor Michelle Valentine lifted entire passages from her unpublished novel Insatiable Desires for Hunter's book Insatiable: The Rise of a Porn Star. This should get interesting. Read more about Miller's claims here.

Say it isn't so! Walter Mosley talks to Publishers weekly about the release of his 10th, and quite possibly, last Easy Rawlins novel, Blonde Faith : (.

You know you've arrived when when a publishing company gives you your own imprint, which is what's happened to bestselling author Karen Hunter.

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