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Thread: Better Day Publishing, LLC

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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin june's Avatar
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    Better Day Publishing, LLC

    Anyone heard anything on Better Day publishing? Or Dorrance Publishing? They are both subsidy publishers.

    Thanks june

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    They are vanity publishers ("subsidy publisher" implies that the publisher is contributing something of value to the relationship). If you want to pay to publish (which is not a good idea for most writers, especially fiction writers, if they're interested in a career), there are much cheaper options--for instance, one of the POD self-publishing services such as iUniverse or Lulu.

    - Victoria

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    Your Genial Uncle Absolute Sage James D. Macdonald's Avatar
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    Dorrance: Old-line vanity press. Avoid.

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    Better Day Publishing http://www.betterdaypublishing.com/about.html

    Not only do you pay to be published, you are contracted to donate part of your profits to charity.
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    Dorrance and its satellite operations are discussed at length here:

    http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8500
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    Thanks for the information!

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    Nothing published since '10, and most were by staff.
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