Unfortunately, there are so many bad actors in the publishing industry now that many authors don’t know where to turn. Today, I’m sharing a list of what I feel are the absolute worst ways many of them are fleecing authors. AVOID BUYING THESE SERVICES!
“I have a story that must be written. The world needs to see it! I’m certain movie companies will be interested in it. I am not a writer so I need someone to help me with it. I can’t pay them…”
“Can BookLocker help me get my book back on the market – and how fast can you do it?”
Every month, Publisher Pete is receiving a big, fat payment from his distributor for sales of his authors’ books. Now, remember, like Bernie Madoff, Publisher Pete is DESPERATE! He swears he’ll pay it all back later. But, for now, rather than sending his authors their royalties, he…
Some firms claim to “pay half” of the author’s publishing fees…but are they really doing that? Three thousand dollars is MORE than enough to pay to publish a book. So, this firm’s claim that they would also be paying an additional $3,000 out of their pocket was a bunch of you-know-what.
We are often asked why we can’t offer our publishing services for free. After all, the publisher gets some money each time a book sells, right?