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March 26, 2021
Scammers Taking Big 5 Publishers' Names in Vain: A Growing Trend
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware® I've been doing the Writer Beware thing for quite some time, and I Have Seen Some Shit. ...
March 19, 2021
Contract Red Flag: When a Publisher Claims Copyright on Edits
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware This is an updated version of a post I published a couple of years ago. It's not all that...
March 12, 2021
Scam Alert: Paper Bytes Marketing Solutions, Blueprint Press, and Their Stable of Imaginary Literary Agents
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware® Once upon a time, there was a publishing and marketing scammer called Chapters Media and Adv...
March 2, 2021
Publisher Cautions: Riverdale Avenue Books, Breaking Rules Publishing, Adelaide Books
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware® Riverdale Avenue Books was founded in 2012 by literary agent Lori Perkins of the L. Perkin...
February 5, 2021
Pique Literary: Unmasking a Fake Literary Agency
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware® This is an expanded version of a Twitter thread I published last weekend--but not everyone i...
January 29, 2021
Vanity Press Storm Warning: Waldorf Publishing
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware® A couple of years ago I featured Waldorf Publishing in a post about a manuscript contest it...
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