You're right Alisha. 5 copies in each electronic format. Discount on print copies. Did you try to negotiate print copies into your contract?
Has anyone tried to negotiate the contract with them or have you just signed as is? I'm curious as to how flexible they are.
My first publisher, Nightbird Publishing, who only does paperback and hardcover, not only paid a small advance, they gave me ten free copies of my book and I would say they are an even smaller operation than CMP. Nightbird also does offset printing, not POD. I do like CMP book cover designs, though, and their books are available from Ingram and B&K, while Nightbird's aren't - yet.
Sorry to hear that. They may still get back to you yet. The response I got was quite nice and very apologetic. I think they've definitely got their hands full, so I wouldn't hold it against them.Sara, glad you got a response at least. I'm still waiting on the nudge. Apparently, they're swamped. Shite happens.
Hmmmmm...the mystery deepens. Sorry to hear about your experience, Hally. Ms. Murray was the one that originally requested my manuscript. That's why I was so surprised at her response. Somehow I get the feeling that things aren't "kosher" between them. In the meantime, there are plenty more fish in the sea. Try Belle Books - they have a great reputation and are open to submissions.