I’ve been bitten a couple of times by unscrupulous publishers. The Strawberry Post gives good advice here, which is never to pay any money to Indie publishers. If they’ve published your book then they should be the ones paying you!
Last week I spoke about what to do if you were thinking about getting your book published by an independent publisher. I covered the positives and negatives of both the smaller and bigger indie publisers and gave tips on how to research a publisher before submitting your manuscript to them.
While explaining all this I touched on the indie publishers who aren’t so good. As a book blogger alone, I’ve encountered a few indie publishers who really weren’t very good and speaking to some of the authors who signed on with them, the list of problems these publishers have range from the minor to the terrible. For a start some don’t edit books very well at all, while others have poor ways of communicating with bloggers and authors. One publisher I agreed to review for wouldn’t stop harassing me every other day for an update on whether I’d read…
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