Here are the latest posts about Hachette on Writers Write:
Tommy Mottola Slapped With Lawsuit by Hachette (2016-02-26): Mariah Carey's ex-husband Tommy Mottola is being sued by Hachette for taking advance money and failing to turn in his book manuscript.
Gwyneth Paltrow Launching Book Imprint With Hachette Called Goop Press (2015-11-11): Gwyneth Paltrow is going into the book publishing business. She is partnering with Grand Central Publishing to create a new imprint called Goop Press.
Sarah Michelle Gellar Inks Book Deal With Hachette (2015-09-28): Sarah Michelle Gellar inks book deal with Hachette for food crafting. She's also launching a lifestyle brand called Foodstirs.
Entourage's Ari Gold Inks Book Deal With Hachette (2015-03-03): Entourage character Ari Gold is writing a book just in time for the Entourage movie. The super agent, played by Jeremy Piven, will share his secrets to world domination.
Hachette Tests Book Sales Using Twitter (2014-12-08): Hachette is launching a new way to buy books: through Twitter. Promoted titles can be purchased on the author's Twitter: each title comes with a bonus.
Amazon and Hachette Bury the Hatchet (2014-11-13): Amazon and Hachette have reached a deal. Hachette authors' books are shipping on time again. But Douglas Preston still isn't happy.
Amazon Reaches Deal With Simon and Schuster (2014-10-22): The pressure in on Hachette after Amazon.com and Simon and Schuster sign multiyear contract for ebook and book sales.
Douglas Preston Drags Feds Into Amazon Hachette Fight (2014-09-25): Douglas Preston continues his war against Amazon.com. He's asked the Justice Dept to investigate Amazon for antritrust violations. Could it actually hurt book publishers?
Douglas Preston Leads the Charge Against Jeff Bezos, Amazon Blasts Hachette in Response (2014-08-11): Douglas Preston got 899 of his author friends to sign an open letter asking readers to email Jeff Bezos, Amazon retaliates by giving out Hachette CEO's email address.
Hachette Will Not Be Acquiring Perseus Book Group (2014-08-09): Hachette's proposed acquisition of Perseus Book Group fell apart and the deal is dead.
Amazon Explains Its Theories of Ebook Pricing and Author Royalties (2014-08-01): Amazon.com explains its theories about ebook pricing, its battle with Hachette and calls for increase on author royalties for ebooks.
Authors Caught in the Crossfire of Hachette - Amazon War (2014-05-24): Hachette authors are caught in the crossfire as the war between Amazon and Hachette heats up.
Hachette Accuses Amazon of Deliberately Delaying Shipments for Some of Its Books (2014-05-09): Hachette is accusing Amazon of delaying shipments for some of its books. Some books are getting delays of two to three weeks despite Hachette supplying Amazon with books.
Hachette Buys Hyperion, Disney's Adult Trade Publishing Imprint (2013-06-28): Hachette Book Group has acquried Hyperion, Disney's adult trade publishing imprint. Disney retains the young adult andchildren's books.
Federal Judge Approves Settlement in Ebook Price Fixing Case (2012-09-07): The New York Times reports that
a federal judge has now approved the ebook price fixing case settlement between the Justice Department and the three settling book publishers.
Hachette Launches New Book Imprint Called Redhook (2012-06-14): Hachette Book Group announced today that it will launch a new commercial fiction imprint.
William Paul Young, Author of The Shack, Signs Book Deal With Hachette (2011-09-02): William Paul Young, author of The Shack, will go with a mainstream publishing house for his second novel.
Hachette Book Group Launches Jericho Books (2011-04-28): The Hachette Book Group has launched Jericho Books, a new faith-based imprint.
Hachette's Orbit to Launch Digital Short Fiction Publishing Program (2010-05-05): Hachette Book Group's Orbit imprint is giving digital short stories a try.
Hachette Book Group Goes Green (2009-12-02): Hachette Book Group has announced a new, green policy of using more recycled paper, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and using paper that's been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.