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  1. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: How Real Publishing Works

    Started by JennaGlatzer, 10-15-2005 07:08 AM
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  2. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: INDEX TO AGENTS, PUBLISHERS, AND OTHERS

    Started by CaoPaux, 04-08-2005 10:56 PM
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  3. Thumbs down Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware's 20 Worst Agents

    Started by victoriastrauss, 03-13-2006 09:35 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Agents charging Fees

    Started by erich v, 11-27-2003 03:45 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware: "Two Thumbs Down" Publisher List

    Started by CaoPaux, 02-14-2007 09:28 PM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Lies Scammers Tell About Us

    Started by JennaGlatzer, 10-28-2006 12:08 PM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: This is nothing like an official FAQ

    Started by HapiSofi, 03-16-2007 01:24 AM
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  8. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: General tips about avoiding/dealing with scammers

    Started by absolutewrite, 06-29-2004 09:05 AM
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  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why Publishers Fail

    Started by Cathy C, 03-29-2012 10:15 PM
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  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware Blogs! - The Index

    Started by CaoPaux, 11-03-2008 10:45 PM
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  11. Sticky Thread Sticky: Legit publishers for new authors

    Started by JennaGlatzer, 12-16-2005 12:58 AM
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  1. Hallowed Ink Press

    Started by BarbaraSheridan, 12-14-2013 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 8
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  2. [ePublisher] Booktrope (formerly Libertary)

    Started by ramurphy20, 04-11-2011 04:36 AM
    • Replies: 24
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  3. Eternal Press

    Started by triceretops, 04-23-2009 08:50 AM
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  4. Damnation Books

    Started by para, 09-20-2009 03:41 AM
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  5. [Agency/Packager] Stonesong

    Started by QueenViv, 04-13-2012 02:15 AM
    • Replies: 16
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  6. Holon Publishing

    Started by JetFueledCar, 07-22-2015 03:54 AM
    • Replies: 14
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  7. Limitless Publishing

    Started by melnve, 11-26-2012 05:49 AM
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  8. The Bent Agency (Jenny Bent)

    Started by Toni1953, 03-29-2006 03:42 PM
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  9. Zeno Agency (John Parker, John Berlyne)

    Started by Wonderlander, 06-08-2009 03:58 AM
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  10. [Display/critique] FanStory

    Started by Rhush, 06-12-2005 10:51 PM
    • Replies: 11
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  11. First Realm Publishing

    Started by Tom Johnson, 04-10-2015 07:01 PM
    • Replies: 7
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  12. Ellora's Cave Publishing, Inc.

    Started by veingloree, 04-27-2004 02:34 PM
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  13. Samhain Publishing

    Started by edorothyb, 01-30-2006 08:18 PM
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  14. OnyxHawke Agency (Mike Kabongo)

    Started by AndreaGS, 01-15-2008 01:39 AM
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  15. Skyhorse Publishing

    Started by Undercover, 04-16-2012 02:43 AM
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  16. Donald Maass Literary Agency

    Started by Fishbowl, 03-23-2005 05:51 AM
    29 Pages
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  17. Kellan Publishing

    Started by wolfman141, 07-30-2015 02:47 AM
    • Replies: 16
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  18. Manuscript Wish List

    Started by LIMAMA, 07-30-2015 06:06 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 137
    07-30-2015, 06:06 PM Go to last post
  19. World Weaver Press

    Started by Saanen, 04-14-2012 12:03 AM
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    • Replies: 47
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