THE SHACK has now gone from multi-million copy bestseller to multi-million dollar legal-disaster-in-progress as its original author and publishers have gone from being best buddies to opponents bickering over royalties. Very sad.
Full story in the LA Times, The flak over ‘The Shack’, and some helpful reflections for wannabe writers from Steve Laube of The Steve Laube Agency, The Shack Gets Sued: when it comes to splitting the proceeds, a handshake is not enough, even amongst Christians.
h/t Liz Babbs for the Steve Laube link.
Reports and Reflections Elsewhere
- The success (and failure) of The Shack: Simon Cozens, Wide Margin
- Its kicking off in the Shack: Supersimbo
- Shack Author and Publisher in Legal Battles: Christian Book Shop Talk, Paul Wilkinson
- The Shack author Paul Young tangled in messy lawsuits: Bene Diction Blogs On