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Hugh Howey On Writers' Unions: Who Really Speaks For Authors?

Posted at 8:10AM Tuesday 08 Jul 2014

The Alliance of Independent Authors and the Writer's Guild do great work for their members, but both have their limitations and their highly specific mission goals. This is the very reason that self-publishing success story and vocal champion for indie authors Hugh Howey has suggested the formation of an actual union for indie authors.

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