5 Reasons To Avoid PublishAmerica Written by Lisa Maliga
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3.You will receive an author’s questionnaire in which you are asked to disclose up to 100 names of family members, friends, and associates. It states: “Also, please do not include businesses or organizations of any kind, including bookstores, media contacts, or government organizations. Include friends and associates only.” Why are they so shy of staying away from media if their wish is to actually SELL books? 4.Twice a year, March and September, marks season for minuscule royalty checks. Think of time and effort you put in to writing your book. Add up $30 copyright fee you paid, number of books you bought yourself, amount of money you forked over to get a web site and/or ANY type of online and offline promotional effort, and divide that into amount you receive – usually less than $20! 5.Look at numbers of authors and author’s advocates out there who write about what a scam PublishAmerica really is. Not just one or two disgruntled authors, but hundreds of them. Over on Absolute Write Forum we have over 900 pages of NeverEnding Publish America thread. Mindsight and Writers Net have similarly vast amounts of web space devoted to warning and educating people about drawbacks of being a Publish America author.
And finally, think about time frame of that seven-year long contract which is what Publish America offers. In some states you could commit some pretty nasty felonies and get less prison time than that! Perhaps a more appropriate slogan would be: PublishAmerica, imprisoning authors one book at a time!
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Raven BreathWritten by K.S. Fellow
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Standing mountains are like breaks to what can be defined... if you call them less in a gritty jealousy, then what can be gained from your brash hand would be like a waste land compared to a forest that ridges sides of hills... The gain and future is what you sew into your flesh, what threads and spool from which you take will forever make crest upon your path. Let patterns be that of peace and greatness and not that of malice, as knots chock out any hope.
Praise the Lord for every day we do not lie sneer, or betray.