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    I grow my own catnip JulieB's Avatar
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    [Marketing] BookWhirl

    These people just called me offering services to promote my book on the web. Thing is, the book they mentioned was a work for hire and has been out of print for a decade.

    I suspect the call originated from outside of the US. There was no caller ID and the caller couldn't even pronounce my name. I thought he was looking for "Jody" because he just asked for me by my first name.

    When I told him the book had been out of print for ten years he asked if I planned to bring it back into print. I explained that it wasn't my decision, that it was up to the studio who held the copyright. The caller seemed totally confused by that concept.

    I finally asked who he was with, and he said bookworld.com.

    ETA: Apparently it's BookWhirl.com. There are some interesting links below.
    Last edited by JulieB; 04-03-2009 at 05:04 PM. Reason: To reflect accurate information below.

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