Publish America v. Writer Beware Settled

A defamation lawsuit filed in 2014 by Publish America (now America Star Books) against Writer Beware, Victoria Strauss, Michael Capobianco, and Rich White has been settled. In addition to defamation, the lawsuit alleged conspiracy. In January 2016, America Star Books’ attorney reached out to settle the lawsuit. America Star agreed to release all claims asserted against Writer Beware (et al.), and to stipulate to Dismissal With Prejudice. ASB does not admit lack of merit and the Writer Beware group does not admit any liability. Writer Beware is an organization which focuses on warning authors of predatory practices in the publishing industry.
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A. C. Crispin Says End Is Near

Author A.C. Crispin, whose work on Writers Beware has been a beacon for many new and established authors, and is the author of numerous novels, including tie in novels for Star Wars and Star Trek, and The Pirates of the Caribbean as well as collaborations on the seven Starbridge novels, has announced that the cancer she has been battling has entered a terminal stage. Crispin does not expect to live much longer. but notes that she is surrounded by family and friends and is receiving excellent care.