There is outrage. Royalties every 45 days. February update: No news of the controversy on their site, of course. January update: Site remains. They are unifying under the Create Space platform. January update: The link leads to Amazon's Create Space. October update: I am told the link no longer works. Big surprise. They are open for submissions in many genres. I have a negative report on them, of taking months to review a submission, more months to offer a contract, then no word, so that the author had to get a lawyer to wrench back his rights.
There's a question whether they are paying their authors on time or at all.
Pin on Erotica/Fiction Stories
This suggests that authors should be wary. February update: another author reports that this publisher is wonderful to work with, always pays on time, and encourages artistic freedom.
- Writing fiction.
- Fundamental Solutions in Elastodynamics: A Compendium.
- I Love Romance Blog | Let's talk about love and romance novels!?
- The Films of Paul Morrissey (Cambridge Film Classics).
It may be that the author with the bad experience got caught when a key person went through a severe personal trauma and took an extended leave of absence, perhaps misplacing manuscripts. August update: Gone. November update: and finally they folded. February update: Indeed, now the link leads to Pinepress Roofing. This appears to be a publisher and marketer of free books. I found no terms listed for authors, but presume they are unpaid. So if you have a book you just want to make available for reading, this is the place.
February update: I clicked their link about publishing romance books, and it put me with Xlibris.
May update: I heard from the publisher. The BrowzerBooks domain is reserved for our club members.
February update: Browzerbooks. They do all types of publication, and are eager to have you try them. The main thrust seems to be to sell books - but let's face it, if books didn't sell, who would publish them? It has a "Get Published Now!
We have found a way to change that! An author report says they are responsive and pleasant to work with. See Infinity Publishing, as their publishing link leads there. Since they have closed there doesn't seem to be much recourse. January update: This domain may be for sale. February update: Gone. Founded in , they are a niche press dedicated to publishing fiction and nonfiction up to , words on the theme of vampires. Several genres; what counts is the vampire. All titles released simultaneously in hardcover, trade paperback, and multiple ebook editions.
They are currently accepting submissions. My guess, considering the package they offer, is that they will soon be swamped. Query first. February update: They are open for fiction and nonfiction submissions. I wonder how you do nonfiction about vampires? The range seems limited. February update: They are seeking vampire manuscripts, but only by invitation, so query first.
Cafe Press - www. They merchandise all sorts of things, but have added a publishing service, so are listed here for that. It looks as if you have to do a lot yourself. October update: a negative report from someone who ordered a T-shirt. After months with no confirmation of the order, finally canceled it. If this is the way they do business, sales will be small.
Self-Publishers Should Not Be Called Authors
August update: And the opposite experience, with prompt delivery for several T-shirts, which are of good quality. February update: Pricing is based on the number and type of pages in your book. February update: they are selling T-shirts, posters, greeting cards, wall clocks pajamas, coffee mugs, throw pillows and more.
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- Dark Thoughts.
- Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems: 10th International Symposium, SSS 2008, Detroit, MI, USA, November 21-23, 2008. Proceedings.
- Why You Should Make Money Publishing Erotica - Erotica Academy!
- Lusty Tales and Hot Sales: Romance E-Books Thrive.
I don't see anything about publishing your book, but presume it's there somewhere. February update: Create and sell your books using true print on demand technology. So the publishing aspect is back. February update: not found. I was asked about this, so added it to my list. They are a new publishing imprint of Coffeetown Press doing hardcover and electronic publication. They call themselves a feisty little publisher with a mission, ready to snap up the good stuff that slips by the big guys. They don't seem to have a track record yet, but it's a good attitude. February update: They are open for submissions.
Query with a 50 page sample. February update: they remain open for submissions. February update: Ditto. They started out as a showcase website for authors to display their work, but now have branched into publishing. An author reports that they have been professional and helpful throughout. I don't have information on terms; it was a slow site. They will post your work on their website for one year. Um, as publication goes, this is barely minimal.
Witty, Passionate Romance with Heart
January update: I heard from them. They are not charging authors anything to showcase their work. They have expanded their literary services.
- Dutch Review Of Church History Volume 84 (Dutch Review of Church History);
- Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me.
- The Hodayot (Thanksgiving Psalms): A Study Edition of 1QHᵃ!
- RCM--Gateway to World Class Maintenance (Reliability-Centered Maintenance).
June update: They now electronically publish books. We make our money taking a percentage of sales. February update: They have an interesting attitude. They publish about twelve books a year.
Romantica Ghostwriting Mills and How They’re Hurting Indie Romance Authors
If you feel you can ignore their requirements, but have a really positive attitude, you might persuade them to make it thirteen. February update: Same interesting attitude. They welcome new authors.