How Not To Promote a Writing Contest: The NY Literary Magazine

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Congratulations!You have been nominated for the “Best Story Award”.That’s the message some writers found in their inboxes on Christmas Day, from a publication called The NY Literary Magazine:Could there… [...]

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Author-Agent Handshake Agreements: Should You Be Wary?

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware I’ve recently gotten a number of reports about a literary agent with a major agency who is offering representation with a “handshake” deal: representation based on a verbal commitment, rather than a binding … [...]

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Alert: Blue Deco Publishing, Christian Faith Publishing

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware BLUE DECO PUBLISHING Writer Beware has received multiple documented complaints from authors at Blue Deco Publishing.Problems cited include late or missing royalties and royalty statements, broken marketing p… [...]

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