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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. Clay Stafford Books

    Started by Davin, Today 03:51 AM
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  2. Question DAW Books

    Started by Elwyn, 03-28-2006 01:23 AM
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  3. Champagne Book Group

    Started by LastPage, 06-18-2005 01:12 AM
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  4. [Agency] Pippin Properties Inc.

    Started by Reece10, 01-25-2006 05:08 PM
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  5. Talking Belcastro Agency (Sharon Belcastro)

    Started by Ms.Termite, 05-07-2008 09:06 AM
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  6. [Publisher] Black Opal Books

    Started by LadyLex, 05-11-2011 07:07 PM
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  7. [Publisher] Angry Robot Books

    Started by Jamiekswriter, 12-22-2010 03:50 AM
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  8. Thumbs up [Publisher] Prometheus Books

    Started by Clutch Cargo, 11-11-2009 11:12 AM
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  9. Post [Publisher] Speaking Volumes LLC

    Started by K. Trap Jones, 07-27-2011 04:51 PM
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  10. Bold Strokes Books

    Started by Unimportant, 05-16-2005 05:37 AM
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  11. Double Dragon Publishing, Inc.

    Started by egem, 11-10-2005 08:25 AM
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  12. JABberwocky Literary Agency (Joshua Bilmes)

    Started by sirensix, 01-09-2006 10:18 PM
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  13. Carina Press

    Started by michael_b, 11-09-2009 10:33 PM
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  14. Twelfth Planet Press

    Started by Scythian, 11-12-2018 11:07 AM
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  15. Dancing Star Press

    Started by Scythian, 11-12-2018 10:58 AM
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  16. Spieler Agency

    Started by spike, 03-13-2006 10:39 PM
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  17. [Publisher] Cedar Fort, Inc.

    Started by Bookgirl2021, 09-03-2008 06:56 AM
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  18. New Leaf Literary & Media

    Started by Undercover, 06-21-2012 05:56 AM
    • Replies: 100
    • Views: 54,210
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