Angela’s Desk

Angela’s Desk

Angela’s Desk

From the publisher's desk!…

BOOKBABY COMPLAINTS

BOOKBABY COMPLAINTS

Thinking of using BookBaby to publish your next book? You probably want to read these stinging complaints from their authors first...…

Tate Publishing Execs Arrested (Finally!) for Embezzlement, Extortion & Racketeering. See Other Lawsuits Filed Against These Jerks! HINT: One was for (alleged) property destruction!

Tate Publishing Execs  Arrested (Finally!) for Embezzlement, Extortion & Racketeering. See Other Lawsuits Filed Against These Jerks! HINT: One was for (alleged) property destruction!

The publishing industry was rocked (and many authors were ELATED!) last when warrants were issued by Oklahoma Judge Jack McCurdy for the arrests of Richard and Ryan Tate. They've both been charged with nine felony counts of embezzlement, extortion and racketeering each, as well as misdemeanor charges. Who else has sued Tate in the past? HINT! One was for (alleged) property destruction!…

Uh Oh! What are the Employees of Author Solutions Saying Since the Firm was Sold?! (a.k.a. AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Xlibris, Trafford, etc.)

Uh Oh! What are the Employees of Author Solutions Saying Since the Firm was Sold?! (a.k.a. AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Xlibris, Trafford, etc.)

After finding atrocious reviews about Tate Publishing on that site, which gave clear indications from even over a year ago that the company was in trouble, we decided to check out some other publishing service companies, like Author Solutions, which owns AuthorHouse, Xlibris, iUniverse, Trafford, WordClay, Balboa Press, and Palibrio. Their imprints also include Archway Publishing, LifeRich Publishing, WestBow Press, Patridge, Booktango. Turns out authors aren't the only ones complaining about Author Solutions.…

Abuzz Press – This Hybrid Publisher Charges No Setup Fees!

Abuzz Press – This Hybrid Publisher Charges No Setup Fees!

Abuzz Press is a hybrid publisher - a combination of traditional publishing (authors are not charged any up-front fees, and they earn royalties on each sale) and self-publishing (authors are responsible for their own promotion, which now applies to most traditionally published authors as well). …

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