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    Vabella Publishing

    I searched to see if this has been discussed before, but I could not find a thread. Does anyone know anything about this publisher?

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    This caught my eye on the submissions page:

    "Vabella Publishing does not offer or charge for editing services."

    A publisher that doesn't edit your manuscript? Am I reading that right?

    Their covers aren't very appealing IMO.


    ETA- Read a few of the blurbs. Wow. I don't think I'd submit here.
    Last edited by DruidKitt; 04-09-2013 at 01:52 AM. Reason: Poked around more

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    From the About Vabella page:

    From his time working in his fatherís print ship as a teen, John knew a lot about the art of book-making.
    Apparently the founder of the company shopped his first book around, but didn't like the fact that publishers could take eighteen months or more to release it. I'm guessing Vabella's refusal/inability to edit shortens that time considerably.
    Sleeping Beauty m/m retelling : 87,000 words.

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    Updating URL: http://www.vabella.com/

    ETA: Claims to have in-house editors, now.
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    Small press question

    Does anyone know anything about Vabella publishing?

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    There is a small thread about them here. <link snipped>
    Last edited by CaoPaux; 09-09-2017 at 09:59 PM. Reason: threads merged, thanks!

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    Their website is a mess. Their reason for starting the publisher is described as basically being that 18 months is to long for the acceptance to release timeline, and they have heaps of books from all genres. None of these things seem encouraging. Some of their kindle books have semi-respectable sales ranks on kindle, but one out more than a month has made zero sales (no sales rank).
    Emily Veinglory

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    The Awards Page is particularly unimpressive. A nomination is NOT an award—and from 2001 to 2013, only 14 authors have been nominated for anything. Seven of those were for the 2012 Georgia Author of the Year. (Note: the award requires a $60 entry fee and it sounds like authors can nominate their own books.)

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    Well this is some good stuff to mull over. Thanks for responding, everyone!

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