The AW Amazon Store
Buy books by AWers

 

Welcome to the AbsoluteWrite Water Cooler! Please read The Newbie Guide To Absolute Write

Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: [Printer] McNaughton & Gunn

  1. #1
    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    2

    [Printer] McNaughton & Gunn

    Has anyone here used this place? I'm helping my friend print his first novel and after alot of research he chose M&G because of the beautiful samples they sent and their supposed excellent customer service. But so far, we've been nothing but frustrated. They've sent us 3 quotes all with the wrong specs and they take forever to return calls/emails. We're thinking about jumping ship and going with Bookmasters. Any advice?

  2. #2
    Resident Curmudgeon Requiescat In Pace ResearchGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Sacramento area, CA
    Posts
    5,011
    Quote Originally Posted by AIA View Post
    Has anyone here used this place?. . .
    A publisher friend of mine swears by them. They printed hardbound that he published, and he could not have been more pleased with quality and price.

    --Ken
    [URL="http://www.umbachconsulting.com/KenCV.htm"][FONT=Franklin Gothic Medium][COLOR=royalblue]ResearchGuy[/COLOR][/FONT][/URL]
    [FONT=Franklin Gothic Medium][/FONT]
    [FONT=Franklin Gothic Medium][I][URL="http://www.umbachconsulting.com/pursuit.pdf"]The Pursuit of Publishing: An Unvarnished Guide for the Perplexed[/URL][/I]

    [/FONT][URL="http://www.amazon.com/Theres-Street-Colorful-Origins-Sparks/dp/1937123073/"][FONT=Franklin Gothic Medium][I]There's No Lake on Lake Street![/I] by James D. Umbach[/FONT][/URL]
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

  3. #3
    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    2
    Thanks ResearchGuy. I'm starting to think we just drew the short straw and got the only bad account rep there. She's clueless. I contacted her manager hoping for results, but today, when a 4th quote was FINALLY sent to us, it's still wrong. They fix one thing and then screw up something else. I don't get it. We're not asking for anything unusual. My friend's patience has ended. I think he's going to use Bookmasters.

  4. #4
    Mostly Harmless SuperModerator CaoPaux's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Coastal Desert
    Posts
    13,061
    Updating URL: http://www.mcnaughton-gunn.com/ (formerly bookprinters.com)
    ICAO
    ---------
    Achievers strive for excellence. Perfectionists drive themselves to extinction. -- A Grapple A Day
    I've never known any trouble that an hour's reading didn't assuage. -- Charles DeSecondat

    II 2016: 2017:

  5. #5
    Herder of Hamsters AW Admin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    On the Server
    Posts
    12,486
    I used to use McNaughton & Gunn a lot for scholarly essay collections and for glossy paper newsletters.

    They were excellent.

    The caveat though is that they're accustomed to dealing with people who are designers and typesetters, not authors/consumers.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Custom Search