MeGustaEscribir: Author Solutions Inc. Expands Into Spain

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer BewareToday I’m highlighting a post by author and self-publishing expert David Gaughran. Like Writer Beware, David has been following Author Solutions Inc. closely over the past few years, and has written a number … [...]

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Scam Warnings For Freelancers

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer BewareIdentity Theft This week, freelance writer Heather Boerner (who has published with such well-known venues as The Atlantic and The Washington Post) alerted me to her experience with a scammer.Heather discovere… [...]

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Alert: Cookbook Marketing Agency

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer BewareAre you thinking of creating your own cookbook–or have you already created one? Good news: an apparently new venture called Cookbook Marketing Agency is here to help.Cookbook Marketing Agency (CMA) is a glob… [...]

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Garden, Mid-November 2014: The Colors of Fall

Usually the garden is destroyed by frost by this time, but we’ve had an unusually long, slow fall, so there’s still quite a lot of lovely color to be seen, especially with my gorgeous Japanese maples. We’re expecting hard frosts over the next few days, though, so this is really the last gasp before everything goes to sleep for another year.

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Solicitation Alert: LitFire Publishing

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer BewareA few weeks ago, I began hearing from writers who’d been solicited, out of the blue, by a company called LitFire Publishing. In some cases by phone, in others by email, a LitFire “consultant” claimed to have … [...]

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