Dog Ear Publishing’s failure to pay royalties and refusal to respond to inquiries warrants our most severe level of caution, the Watchdog Advisory.
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Popular advice states that in any publishing relationship, money should flow toward the author. But what does that mean, exactly?
Vanity presses — predatory companies that sell authors worthless or overpriced services — profited mightily with the rise of indie publishing. The growth of that industry (or perhaps more accurately, the spread of that cancer) was aided by publishers who eagerly partnered with the worst vanity presses. Simon & Schuster (Archway), HarperCollins (WestBow), Harlequin (DellArte), […]
How effective author advocacy by campaigners David Gaughran and Victoria Strauss have influenced The Bookseller‘s decision to no longer accept advertisements from Author Solutions – a report by ALLi’s Press and PR Manager Nerys Hudson, from her office in Berlin, Germany. She also shares David Gaughran’s top tips for adding your voice to the continuing […]