Dog Ear Publishing Complaints and an Update

Dog Ear Publishing Complaints and an Update

Earlier this month, we posted a link to this article:

‘We were scammed’: A dozen authors say Dog Ear Publishing owes them thousands

On July 31st, Victoria Strauss posted this:
ALERT: TROUBLE AT DOG EAR PUBLISHING

At WritersWeekly, we’ve been alerting authors about Dog Ear Publishing since May. The excuses posted by the owner of Dog Ear Publishing on the Better Business Bureau website were, in our opinion, downright absurd. Read his replies to authors RIGHT HERE.

And, additional complaints have been posted to that site since then.

More complaints have also been posted about Dog Ear Publishing to:

Yelp

ComplaintsBoard.org

“TheRealKostroff (at) gmail (dot) com” is asking other Dog Ear Authors to contact that group, saying, “A group of us have gathered together to share resources and coordinate actions.”

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