Audio books keep me going on long journeys, so when I reach the end of the only one I have with me before journey end I’m in trouble. It happened the other day on the M1 when, without much hope, I stopped at the next service station to see what audio books were on offer.…
Voting is now open for election to the Board of the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society. I’m standing for one of three place and if you’re an author I hope you vote for me. Why me? Our profession faces such huge and escalating challenges over copyright, contracts and the monetization of our content that we need to act collectively. The ALCS is uniquely placed to do that work. My record shows that I bring real personal commitment to the job, a passion for the work involved and respect for my fellow authors and authorship of every kind… and I’m voting for Peter Groves, the intellectual property expert, for the same reasons.