AuthorSolutions


Random House Severs Ties With AuthorSolutions

AuthorSolutions, Inc., affiliation with Random House ended as fast as it began.  On January 5, 2016, Random House announced that it sold its stake in AuthorSolutions, Inc.  An Indian outfit, Najafi, became the new shareholder.  This firm has been buying up political hot potatoes for some time.  It will remain […]


AuthorSolutions, Inc., Escapes Again

The court case filed in New York state by the Indiana couple against ASI (AuthorSolutions, Inc.) was settled between the two plaintiffs and ASI under terms and conditions satisfactory to both parties.  Of course the plaintiffs are prevented from discussing settlement terms, and the class action request was denied.  The […]


Writers Have No Rights!

I recently commented on Tess Gerritsen’s throwing in the towel with respect to pursuing her “rights” case against her publisher.  At first pass this might not seem like such a big deal–until Ms. Gerritsen’s gravitas in the market is taken into consideration.  And she’s also smart enough to have gotten […]


Book Contract Complexity

Forever, I’ve been discussing publishers’ book contracts so writers will consider hiring an attorney who specializes in intellectual property before signing the agreement.  And, I’ve also said that I’m abundantly aware that all most anyone sees the first time around is “Wow!  I have a book contract.”  Nothing is worse, […]


AuthorSolutions, Inc., Litigation Continues to Mount–Class Action Possible

Class action potential against ASI? I noticed that a senior citizen from my home state of Indiana has filed suit against AuthorSolutions, Inc., for deceptive marketing practices (the firm’s home office is in Bloomington). Her attorneys are attempting to achieve class-action status for the case, and it remains to be […]