Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society

Whenever someone pops into their library and borrows a book, the author receives 6 pence. This is a legal right. But the coalition government, as part of wider cuts, is considering cutting this by 3%, which would make it a 10% cut over three years, in real terms. For many authors, the library is the only place where their book may be picked up, hence an important source of income and a way of assuring that the public continues to receive a wide selection of works to read. The Society of Authors is heading up a petition to protect this right, so please go to their site and sign up.

Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society


About noorajahangir

Author of the Changeling King and Adventures of Some Kid. Writer of fantasy and sf fiction.

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