#notchilled Ellora’s Cave vs Dear Author lawsuit update (10/14/2015)

Writer Beware in red text.

Over on the Write Your Ass Off blog I’ve posted the latest update (and my latest rant). New filings in the case by DA, and there’s a jaw-dropper of a footnote on one of the pages that you DEFINITELY will want to read about if you’re following the case. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2015/10/elloras-cave-vs-dear-author-more.html

Ellora’s Cave: Correction, maybe you CAN’T get your books back… #notchilled

(UPDATE: Added text of Patty Marks’ e-mail to the ec_biz loop on 2/16/2015 emphasizing their redundant backups. Also added another screenshot from a different reader who was also told to include a receipt.) This is the reply a customer received today after e-mailing Ellora’s Cave about getting their ebooks. Keep in mind this is a … Read More

Ellora’s Cave: Customers can get books back by e-mailing. #notchilled

(NOTE: I’ve updated at the bottom, including a screencap one reader received. EC admits they are missing records for THREE YEARS. Follow-up post, including text of Patty Marks’ email to the ec_biz loop emphasizing they have redundant backups is HERE.) Good news! According to someone who posted on the #notchilled Twitter hashtag conversation thread (who also … Read More

Still More Ellora’s Cave vs. Dear Author WTFery.

I should have waited to post my last update. Since then, there was a filing that Courtney Milan (as per usual) did a great job of parsing into plain English. http://www.courtneymilan.com/ramblings/2015/02/24/motion-to-quash-gag-orders-notchilled/ Then, there was this article. http://www.vulture.com/2015/02/amazon-tina-engler-erotica.html Um, whut? I need a graphic…hold on.         No, still not quite right… Noo, not … Read More