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    [Promotion] Dreadful Cafe

    Anyone dealt with The Dreadful Café? They look a little hinky to me. They pay well but they want 5-year non-exclusive rights to the work.

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    URL: http://dreadfulcafe.com/

    What makes you say "hinky"? Five-year non-exclusive isn't bad, in and of itself, if they pay well.

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    Their page links aren't working for me
    Which link? The site works perfectly for me.
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    I certainly don't intend to start writing query letters and synopses for short story submissions, so they won't be getting any subs from me.



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    Quote Originally Posted by James D. Macdonald View Post
    URL: http://dreadfulcafe.com/

    What makes you say "hinky"? Five-year non-exclusive isn't bad, in and of itself, if they pay well.
    It's hinky. Non-exclusive rights means that if the work/author becomes tremendously successful, Dreadful Cafe doesn't reap the rewards. As a business strategy, that only makes sense if the publisher doesn't intend to do anything on behalf of the work.
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