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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Agents charging Fees

    Started by erich v, 11-27-2003 03:45 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: This is nothing like an official FAQ

    Started by HapiSofi, 03-16-2007 01:24 AM
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  3. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: INDEX TO AGENTS, PUBLISHERS, AND OTHERS

    Started by CaoPaux, 04-08-2005 10:56 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware: The Blog - The Index

    Started by CaoPaux, 11-03-2008 10:45 PM
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  5. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: How Real Publishing Works

    Started by JennaGlatzer, 10-15-2005 07:08 AM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware: "Two Thumbs Down" Publisher List

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

    Started by JennaGlatzer, 10-28-2006 12:08 PM
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  8. Thumbs down Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware's 20 Worst Agents

    Started by victoriastrauss, 03-13-2006 09:35 PM
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  9. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: General tips about avoiding/dealing with scammers

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

    Started by Cathy C, 03-29-2012 10:15 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. [ePub] Outpost 19

    Started by Foinah, 01-03-2012 08:04 AM
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  2. Foundry Literary + Media

    Started by syp218, 08-01-2007 10:04 PM
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  3. [Agency] BookEnds, LLC / Beyond the Page Publishing

    Started by advicesisterA, 08-18-2004 04:06 AM
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  4. [Publisher] Amazon Kindle Scout

    Started by eqb, 10-15-2014 05:05 PM
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  5. [Agency] Curtis Brown, Ltd. (USA)

    Started by Vomaxx, 11-16-2004 03:49 AM
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  6. Emerald City Literary Agency (Mandy Hubbard)

    Started by Chumplet, 11-03-2015 11:35 PM
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  7. The Bent Agency (Jenny Bent)

    Started by Toni1953, 03-29-2006 03:42 PM
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  8. Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

    Started by Dark Sim, 04-21-2006 04:00 AM
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  9. [Agency] Harvey Klinger, Inc

    Started by Charlotte_Morgon, 11-29-2005 04:04 PM
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  10. L. Perkins Agency (Lori Perkins)

    Started by Vomaxx, 02-23-2005 08:31 AM
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  11. Jennifer Azantian Literary Agency

    Started by Tromboli, 02-18-2014 02:35 AM
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  12. [Agency] Trident Media Group

    Started by hraaja, 03-08-2005 04:56 AM
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  13. Soul Mate Publishing

    Started by AnneWhitfield, 05-12-2011 05:35 AM
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  14. Erin Murphy Literary Agency

    Started by Montage, 01-23-2008 09:50 PM
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  15. Bradford Literary Agency (Laura Bradford)

    Started by aliajohnson, 12-23-2006 01:15 AM
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  16. [Agency] Liza Dawson Associates

    Started by C.bronco, 11-16-2006 07:06 PM
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  17. Screenplay Factory

    Started by PVish, 02-09-2014 07:33 AM
    • Replies: 4
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  18. Smile Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency (formerly Lyons & Pande Int'l)

    Started by Aeneas, 03-21-2007 11:30 AM
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  19. [Agent] Antony Harwood Ltd. (UK)

    Started by Carmy, 11-30-2006 08:28 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 10,479
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  20. Red Fox Literary (formerly Karen Grencik Literary Agency)

    Started by MaryH, 03-30-2011 12:53 AM
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    • Replies: 27
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