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Roger Burford Mason

Roger Burford Mason, respected freelance journalist, publisher, and author, died on Oct. 4, shortly after the publication of his latest… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Authors lose discount

Breakwater Books has stopped offering its authors the standard 40% discount most Canadian writers receive when they purchase their own… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Speaking for kidsMaureen Garvie’s article, “Not just for children anymore” (Oct. 1998), has confirmed my growing suspicion that yet one… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

The ones to watch

They’re young, they’re bright, and they’re making a mark in the Canadian book biz

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

James H. Gray

Popular western writer and social historian James Henry Gray died in a Calgary nursing home on Nov. 12. He was… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

David H. Duthie

The Vancouver bookselling community lost a venerable member with the death on Oct. 17 of David Hunter Duthie, of Duthie… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Tie-ins

• Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy, a new Alliance/Atlantis and Milestone TV show based on the memoirs of B.C.… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Forced outYour news piece about the opening of a TERLA office in Toronto (Nov. 1998) hits me very close to… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Know your contract

Here are some general guidelines (and caveats) for authors considering contract offers from publishers:1 Get professional advice from an agent,… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Tie-ins

• Dell’s tie-in edition of Andrew Klavan’s True Crime,/I> comes out the second week of February, to coincide with the… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Kent vs. Neale

How Bertelsmann arrived at its decision to appoint Doubleday’s John Neale chair of the new Random House of Canada and… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News