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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Agents charging Fees

    Started by erich v, 11-27-2003 03:15 PM
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  2. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: INDEX TO AGENTS, PUBLISHERS, AND OTHERS

    Started by CaoPaux, 04-08-2005 10:26 PM
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  3. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: How Real Publishing Works

    Started by JennaGlatzer, 10-15-2005 06:38 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: This is nothing like an official FAQ

    Started by HapiSofi, 03-16-2007 12:54 AM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware: The Blog - The Index

    Started by CaoPaux, 11-03-2008 10:15 PM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware: "Two Thumbs Down" Publisher List

    Started by CaoPaux, 02-14-2007 08:58 PM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Lies Scammers Tell About Us

    Started by JennaGlatzer, 10-28-2006 11:38 AM
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  8. Thumbs down Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware's 20 Worst Agents

    Started by victoriastrauss, 03-13-2006 09:05 PM
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  9. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: General tips about avoiding/dealing with scammers

    Started by absolutewrite, 06-29-2004 08:35 AM
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  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why Publishers Fail

    Started by Cathy C, 03-29-2012 09:45 PM
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  11. Sticky Thread Sticky: Legit publishers for new authors

    Started by JennaGlatzer, 12-16-2005 12:28 AM
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  1. [Agency] Chalberg & Sussman

    Started by Lady MacBeth, 02-28-2014 02:13 AM
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  2. Zumaya Publications / Otherworlds

    Started by Torin, 04-15-2005 03:22 PM
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  3. [Promotion] Books Butterfly

    Started by LBlankenship, 04-14-2015 10:08 PM
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  4. Golden Brick Road Publishing House

    Started by Harlequin, 10-18-2018 11:36 AM
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  5. [Paper mill] Pro Dissertation

    Started by Dancre, 10-19-2018 06:40 AM
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  6. [Pub svcs] Hydra Productions

    Started by Morgan Skanderbeg, 10-18-2018 04:56 PM
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  7. [Agency/Packager] Stonesong

    Started by QueenViv, 04-13-2012 01:45 AM
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  8. One Track Literary Agency

    Started by SaraC, 06-27-2018 03:25 PM
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  9. Waldorf Publishing

    Started by Undercover, 06-26-2016 12:45 AM
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  10. [Publisher] Erewhon Books

    Started by Harlequin, 09-22-2018 09:36 PM
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  11. Creative Writing Institute

    Started by gckatz, 10-10-2018 06:00 AM
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  12. Safa Publishing / Modern Publish (Safa Shaqsy)

    Started by Raptor, 07-20-2018 04:03 AM
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  13. Tales from the Canyons of the Damned

    Started by Spy_on_the_Inside, 10-15-2018 02:53 AM
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    10-17-2018, 06:14 PM Go to last post
  14. Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd. / Flux / Midnight Ink

    Started by Carole, 08-06-2005 05:53 PM
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  15. Abrams Artists Agency (Maura Teitelbaum)

    Started by Brukaviador, 03-21-2010 07:22 AM
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  16. The Booker Albert Agency

    Started by Tromboli, 12-03-2012 08:10 AM
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  17. Question Dragon Soul Press

    Started by laynecalry, 07-20-2018 02:12 AM
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    10-16-2018, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  18. Foster Embry Publishing

    Started by marlinort, 10-13-2018 11:30 PM
    • Replies: 5
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