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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: This is nothing like an official FAQ

    Started by HapiSofi, 03-16-2007 01:24 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. Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware: The Blog - The Index

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

    Started by JennaGlatzer, 10-15-2005 07:08 AM
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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: Agents charging Fees

    Started by erich v, 11-27-2003 03:45 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. NYC Pitch Conference (formerly NYC Pitch and Shop)

    Started by Histry Nerd, 07-18-2006 08:22 PM
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  2. 5k plus 5% of the book. . .

    Started by bubbletuna73, Yesterday 01:13 AM
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  3. Moonshine Cove Publishing LLC / Laughing Lune Publishing

    Started by Carlene, 04-04-2012 07:17 PM
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  4. American Book Fest/ "Best Book" Awards

    Started by PVish, Yesterday 11:03 PM
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  5. [Agency] Donaghy Literary Group

    Started by JulianneQJohnson, 03-14-2014 05:45 AM
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  6. [Agency] Writers House

    Started by scarletfox, 04-03-2005 04:19 AM
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  7. C&R Press

    Started by battlebuff, 06-22-2017 07:29 PM
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  8. Moved: Algonkian NY Pitch Conference??

    Started by stanlaurel, Yesterday 09:03 AM
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  9. [Agent] Paula Munier

    Started by stanlaurel, 08-22-2017 07:06 AM
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  10. [Course/Critique] The Writers' Academy

    Started by bin_b0x, 08-21-2017 02:14 PM
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  11. [Publisher] Claren Books

    Started by ShaunHorton, 02-07-2017 10:11 AM
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  12. Brain Mill Press

    Started by mrsmig, 05-06-2015 06:09 PM
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  13. Velvet Morning Press

    Started by kelliewallace, 06-06-2017 01:33 PM
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  14. Query Letter Builder / KoppTech, LLC

    Started by ansky, 08-17-2017 06:20 PM
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  15. [Agency] BookEnds, LLC / Beyond the Page Publishing

    Started by advicesisterA, 08-18-2004 04:06 AM
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  16. Blue Ridge Literary Agency (Dawn Dowdle)

    Started by Erin, 01-19-2009 07:58 PM
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  17. [Pub svcs] Ridero

    Started by Ally_K, 08-17-2017 09:15 AM
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  18. Liza Royce Agency (Liza Fleissig)

    Started by Thedrellum, 03-12-2013 08:28 PM
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