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121 - #DisneyMustPay & #AudibleGate w/ John Hartness

November 25, 2020 Jesse Adams, Rob Gilmore, & Allie Charlesworth Season 1 Episode 21
Glitchy Pancakes
121 - #DisneyMustPay & #AudibleGate w/ John Hartness
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Glitchy Pancakes
121 - #DisneyMustPay & #AudibleGate w/ John Hartness
Nov 25, 2020 Season 1 Episode 21
Jesse Adams, Rob Gilmore, & Allie Charlesworth

PAY CREATORS. PERIOD. It's a tale as old as time, folks... the House of Mouse has been refusing to pay royalties to the great Alan Dean Foster for his many novelizations of Star Wars (including 1976's Star Wars: A New Hope), Alien, etc. In the entertainment industry, this is what's known as "a d*** move." In other news, Audible (owned by Amazon) is pushing a ridiculous return policy that steals money from the pockets of authors. Fans gotta rise up... to discuss this, we brought in author & publisher John G. Hartness, he of the often-colorful hair and always-colorful language. Listen & learn what we can all do to make the entertainment industry more fair to the people who make the stuff we love.

Verge Article on Alan Dean Foster/Disney: https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/19/21578621/disney-alan-dean-foster-royalties-copyright-law

Message from Mary Robinette Kowal/SFWA: https://www.sfwa.org/2020/11/18/disney-must-pay/

Susan May Blog - https://www.susanmaywriter.net/single-post/audiblegate-the-incredible-story-of-missing-sales

Petition from Writer’s Guild: https://www.authorsguild.org/industry-advocacy/sign-our-letter-and-tell-audible-to-stop-charging-authors-for-returns

Writer Beware: https://accrispin.blogspot.com/

File 770: http://file770.com/how-audibles-returns-policy-exploits-writers/

Cory Doctorow: https://twitter.com/doctorow/status/1323469836941340672

Scribd ($10/mo plan read or listen to as much as you want): https://www.scribd.com/

Audiobooks for free in return for reviews:

https://bookriot.com/11-websites-find-free-audiobooks-online/

https://www.howtogeek.com/354016/8-places-you-can-find-free-audiobooks-legally/

Find John Hartness:

https://www.patreon.com/johnhartness/

https://johnhartness.com/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/johnhartnessbooks

https://www.facebook.com/groups/falstaffmisfits

Falstaff Books - free shipping through Dec 7!: http://falstaffbooks.com/

Subscribe to Glitchy Pancakes on your favorite podcast app, and please leave a review if you like what we're doing. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook @GlitchyPancakes. Email questions or comments to CakesPod@gmail.com, and thanks for listening!

Show Notes

PAY CREATORS. PERIOD. It's a tale as old as time, folks... the House of Mouse has been refusing to pay royalties to the great Alan Dean Foster for his many novelizations of Star Wars (including 1976's Star Wars: A New Hope), Alien, etc. In the entertainment industry, this is what's known as "a d*** move." In other news, Audible (owned by Amazon) is pushing a ridiculous return policy that steals money from the pockets of authors. Fans gotta rise up... to discuss this, we brought in author & publisher John G. Hartness, he of the often-colorful hair and always-colorful language. Listen & learn what we can all do to make the entertainment industry more fair to the people who make the stuff we love.

Verge Article on Alan Dean Foster/Disney: https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/19/21578621/disney-alan-dean-foster-royalties-copyright-law

Message from Mary Robinette Kowal/SFWA: https://www.sfwa.org/2020/11/18/disney-must-pay/

Susan May Blog - https://www.susanmaywriter.net/single-post/audiblegate-the-incredible-story-of-missing-sales

Petition from Writer’s Guild: https://www.authorsguild.org/industry-advocacy/sign-our-letter-and-tell-audible-to-stop-charging-authors-for-returns

Writer Beware: https://accrispin.blogspot.com/

File 770: http://file770.com/how-audibles-returns-policy-exploits-writers/

Cory Doctorow: https://twitter.com/doctorow/status/1323469836941340672

Scribd ($10/mo plan read or listen to as much as you want): https://www.scribd.com/

Audiobooks for free in return for reviews:

https://bookriot.com/11-websites-find-free-audiobooks-online/

https://www.howtogeek.com/354016/8-places-you-can-find-free-audiobooks-legally/

Find John Hartness:

https://www.patreon.com/johnhartness/

https://johnhartness.com/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/johnhartnessbooks

https://www.facebook.com/groups/falstaffmisfits

Falstaff Books - free shipping through Dec 7!: http://falstaffbooks.com/

Subscribe to Glitchy Pancakes on your favorite podcast app, and please leave a review if you like what we're doing. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook @GlitchyPancakes. Email questions or comments to CakesPod@gmail.com, and thanks for listening!