Lost in Translation: In Which I Investigate a Translation Service, and They Are Not Amused

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Last week, I got a question about the reputation of a service called Author Translation. I’d never heard of it before, so I paid a visit to its website.Logically enough, given its name, AT offers “literary t… [...]

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Two Red-Flag Sentences in Publishing Contracts

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer BewareA publishing contract just came across my desk for evaluation. From a publisher that sometimes charges fees (but didn’t in this case), it’s a pretty poor contract–just two pages long, because it’s missing a … [...]

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New Look for Writer Beware

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer BewareIf you’re a regular here, you’ll have noticed our new look!It’s courtesy of the talented Tiana Smith of The Blog Decorator, who offered to donate a custom blog template just because she thinks Writer Beware i… [...]

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2014 in Review: The Best of Writer Beware

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer BewareWelcome to 2015! It’s time again for our annual look back at the year just past, to remind you of our most important, helpful, or amusing posts.Here goes.JANUARYScribd’s Ebook Subscription Service: A look at … [...]

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