Latest Pop-Up Submissions updates on Twitter

Tagged with writer-podcast

Donna Is Sheriff For A Day

This week we talk about Amazon taking its name a little too seriously, why Paramount wants a Mario Puzo screenplay to sleep with the fishes, a trademark battle over an ape man, putting pirates out of business, and why a new version of Sherlock Holmes is anything but elementary. Plus, we talk about why your […]

Loot!

The Debriefer is back from our Summer hols… and our agenda is full to bursting with the Apple price fixing suit… why Harper Lee didn’t write again… What The UK riots mean for bookstores… yet another book banning… the (law) Force is not with George Lucas… and Memphis Beat gets it wrong! Presented by Donna […]

Going Hyper

Secret prisoners… two weeks in jail for speaking to your lawyer… secret trials… where could this be?  Libya?  North Korea?  Stalinist Russia?  Not at all.  Say hello to the United Kingdom – in the age of the hyper-injunction!  Presented by Donna Ballman with Peter Cox and Andrew Gillman. Download the show as mp3 file Subscribe […]

A Town Called Sue

That’s what m’learned friends call London – A Town Called Sue – because it’s the libel capital of the world, where the courts have become casinos for the international rich and powerful to become… even more rich and powerful.  No book is published in Britain without much consideration being given to possible libel charges… and […]

Introducing Donna’s Domain

What do The Diary of Adrian Mole, Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose and WikiLeaks have in common?  You’ll be amazed!  Plus fake reviews… fake kisses… and ways you can use the law to give your stories more depth. Don’t forget – you can post topics for Donna to discuss in Donna’s Domain inside […]

The Devil & Google Are Raging Inside Me

The e-book is barely with us, yet already it’s threatening to undermine the whole publishing edifice.  The news that Britain’s WH Smith and Amazon are apparently getting into a price war (Dan Brown at £2.78 from Smiths; Stieg Larsson at £2.68 from Amazon) is bad news for everyone – but particularly writers.  “Cheaper is not […]

Back With A Bang!

Our Summer break’s over and we’re back with a bang tonight – with panellists that include the writers’ therapist Dr. Susan O’Doherty from New York, award-winning author and broadcaster Philippa Ballantine from New Zealand, writer and marketing guru Jamie Mollart from England and writer, bookseller and one-woman multi-functional device Eve Harvey live and direct from […]