Beware the Publishing Scams ...
"Write a book in 28
"Get published in 6 weeks!"
"Become an Amazon best seller and rake in the publishing
“We’ll publish your book and get you in all the book store
"We think your book sounds promising. Forward your
manuscript with a $25 (or $50 or $100 or ...) reading fee."
Perhaps you've seen these and other promises made to people whose dream has
always been to write and publish a book, and even, perhaps, get on the bestseller
Promises like these make me angry. I hate it when people prey on other
people’s dreams, just to make a buck.
If you are unsure of whether a company or resource
you're considering is credible, I invite you to submit your question here. I will respond if I can with a review of
the resource or a private email (depending on whether I want to publicly say anything negative about the said
If you're considering self-publishing, I highly
recommend the book,
The Fine Print of Self-Publishing by Mark Levine. Here you'll find in-depth advice on what to look for in a
self-publishing company, as well as the contracts and services of 45 self-publishing companies analyzed,
ranked, and exposed.
In my opinion, this book is an indispensable
Also, if you have any information you would like to share, as in your
own experience with a product/service, that would be most helpful. I promise you strict confidentiality. Either
send me an email (diane at wordstoprofit.com), share your comment on my
blog, or submit it at www.askyourbookpublishingcoach.com .
Thanks so much!
Book Publishing Coach"
Words to Profit