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Thread: Insurgent Publishing

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    Pixie with dust, beware Rebekkamaria's Avatar
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    Insurgent Publishing

    "Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader's."
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    Mostly Harmless SuperModerator CaoPaux's Avatar
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    Long story short: self-publishing author paid 6.5k for a "book launch" that wasn't. As of 7/1, still trying to get his money back.

    ETA: Insurgent principal Tom Morkes also runs Publishers' Empire:
    Last edited by CaoPaux; 07-04-2016 at 08:14 PM.

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    Mildly Disturbing Filigree's Avatar
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    Also goes to show: just because you like someone, doesn't mean they'll be a good business partner. Everyone in that relationship failed some pretty basic logic tests...except Tom, who apparently saw some marks and rolled them.
    Last edited by Filigree; 07-05-2016 at 07:19 PM. Reason: double post late at night

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    Your Genial Uncle Absolute Sage James D. Macdonald's Avatar
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    See also the case studies in "Why Publishers Fail" above.


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