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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Agents charging Fees

    Started by erich v, 11-27-2003 03:15 PM
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  2. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: INDEX TO AGENTS, PUBLISHERS, AND OTHERS

    Started by CaoPaux, 04-08-2005 10:26 PM
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  3. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: How Real Publishing Works

    Started by JennaGlatzer, 10-15-2005 06:38 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: This is nothing like an official FAQ

    Started by HapiSofi, 03-16-2007 12:54 AM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware: The Blog - The Index

    Started by CaoPaux, 11-03-2008 10:15 PM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware: "Two Thumbs Down" Publisher List

    Started by CaoPaux, 02-14-2007 08:58 PM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Lies Scammers Tell About Us

    Started by JennaGlatzer, 10-28-2006 11:38 AM
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  8. Thumbs down Sticky Thread Sticky: Writer Beware's 20 Worst Agents

    Started by victoriastrauss, 03-13-2006 09:05 PM
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  9. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: General tips about avoiding/dealing with scammers

    Started by absolutewrite, 06-29-2004 08:35 AM
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  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why Publishers Fail

    Started by Cathy C, 03-29-2012 09:45 PM
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  11. Sticky Thread Sticky: Legit publishers for new authors

    Started by JennaGlatzer, 12-16-2005 12:28 AM
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  1. When a friend falls for a scam

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  2. Two Plum Press

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  3. Question DAW Books

    Started by Elwyn, 03-28-2006 01:23 AM
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  4. KT Literary, LLC (Kate Schafer)

    Started by jamiehall, 01-11-2008 08:42 AM
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  5. [Agency] McKinnon McIntyre

    Started by Debbie V, 08-03-2018 01:14 AM
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  6. Golden Wheat Literary

    Started by Undercover, 02-14-2015 08:45 PM
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  7. Filles Vertes Publishing

    Started by Filigree, 12-17-2016 09:39 AM
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  8. Future House Publishing

    Started by celoise, 07-02-2015 06:25 AM
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  9. Northbank Talent Management

    Started by Lady MacBeth, 12-08-2018 01:36 AM
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  10. Boroughs Publishing Group

    Started by Jamiekswriter, 03-02-2012 12:08 AM
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  11. Scarsdale Publishing

    Started by Anna204, 03-13-2018 08:23 PM
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  12. [Agency] Dana Newman Literary

    Started by Maddie, 12-05-2014 04:39 AM
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  13. Fiery Seas Publishing

    Started by elindsen, 06-02-2014 10:36 PM
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  14. [Publisher] Quirk Books

    Started by Undercover, 10-22-2012 11:34 PM
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  15. Champagne Book Group

    Started by LastPage, 06-18-2005 01:12 AM
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  16. Small Beer Press

    Started by Undercover, 10-28-2014 04:08 PM
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  17. [Publisher] Black Spot Books

    Started by Jacci, 11-30-2018 05:24 AM
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  18. [YADS] Inkitt

    Started by tiakall, 05-06-2015 05:19 PM
    • Replies: 194
    • Views: 54,207
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