Romantic Ink

Thursday, July 16, 2009

#RW09 Fail ... I have cusswords for this shoddy leadership


I've just heard that during the membership meeting at RWA that the board would not even hear the proposed bylaw changes or allow discussion even with a quorom because of a minor technicality.

President Pershing in her infinitely stupid wisdom (Ok... it was the whole board) refused discussion and quickly after the decision, they lost their quorom due to a mass exodus.

I'd like to know exactly how many left...

Absurd.

Epubbed authors will get their day and President Pershing will get her commuppance.

UGH. I hate the politics of organizations.

I've removed my banner for Change... I'd like to have a great banner to replace it with but blackness pretty much says it all right now.

Although I found an awesome cartoon that I've included above. Hey, if we can't laugh... well, we might cry.

3 comments:

Kendal Corbitt said...

It was absolutely a slap in the face to epubbed authors. It was like they were putting on a show, pretending to care, but at the last minute tucked tail and ran. Or at least that is how I viewed it.

The time for change is now. While at Nationals I attened an epub workshop (not officially hosted by RWA conference, but done seperately - I believe) and it was sooooo worth it. The vibe in the room was excitment about this new era we are entering. They even said that in 2008 the Kindle sales (so not even including the Sony ereader!) was 500,000 units! Uhm. HELLO?! Isn't that fact enough that there is something to this epub business?
But that's just my two cents.

雪糕 said...

If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it.............................................

prashant said...

The time for change is now. While at Nationals I attened an epub workshop
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