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Thread: [Publisher] MobileLoveStories

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    for the love of love Lydia Sharp's Avatar
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    [Publisher] MobileLoveStories

    This appears to be a romance ePublisher but I can't find any info on them aside from what they themselves have provided.

    through a website:

    and a facebook page with over 1200 likes:

    and a twitter account with ONE tweet from 2012:

    The only way I knew of them is because they sent my husband an email asking for stories for their upcoming micro-fiction anthology. (link to antho sub guide: )

    How they got his email address, I've no clue. And I view that as a spammy red flag--sending out requests for stories to writers they have no prior relationship with. My husband is a writer but not published anywhere. It seems to me they are fishing for writers that don't know any better.

    Another red flag for me was the way they described the particulars of being published in their anthology. Authors receive a "single cash payment"; publisher buys non-exclusive rights upon acceptance and author is free to do with their story as they wish afterward; they want the query letter in a PDF (never in my life have I seen such a request).

    But maybe I am wrong and they are totally legit. Does anyone have experience with this publisher?
    Last edited by Lydia Sharp; 08-09-2013 at 05:57 AM. Reason: typo

    Lydia Sharp
    author represented by Laura Bradford
    editor with Entangled Publishing
    frequently on Twitter

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    Mostly Harmless SuperModerator CaoPaux's Avatar
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    Looks to be one author and her pseuds. (Exhibit A) Regardless, hasn't published anything since '14. No sign of anthology.

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