Writers: Are You Ready To Sign With An Independent Publisher? Read This First #AmWriting

Yes Yes and Yes! I was just working on a guest article covering this same subject. Please, authors, do your research. Don’t let the perceived prestige of “being signed” get you scammed! Times have changed and there’s a lot you can do yourself.

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Please welcome review team member Terry Tyler, with some important thoughts on Independent Publishers

Please note: I am aware that there are plenty of good independent publishers around, who work hard for their authors and maintain good standards. The purpose of this article is to warn writers to do their research, and find them. It’s a warning not to fall prey to either the blatant conmen, or the inept.

Ten years ago, Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing was launched.  Since then, thousands of scammers and cowboys have emerged from the murky corners of the internet to make a quick quid out of the millions of writers who’ve been tapping away at the keys for years, and are delighted that they can finally get their work in front of the reading public without a contract from a traditional publisher. These scammers include: proofreaders who don’t know how to punctuate, editors…

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LIVE On The Magic Happens Radio With Annette Rochelle Aben

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Join Annette and I and tune into The Magic Happens LIVE on Monday, October 3rd on your lunch break! I’ll be sharing my thoughts on how blogging has impacted my writing career AND  the major move that I hope will be a blessing to all Indie Authors! That’s right, my next move involves you. My official announcement comes Monday and I’ll also be discussing it on the show. Keep your eyes glued to this blog and stay tuned.

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PSS. My Facebook keeps freezing when I try to invite those of you on my page but that just means its not time yet. I’ll post it to my personal page soon. In the meantime here’s the direct link: Show Link

From the show page:

“Today, on Tell Me a Story, we welcome one busy lady. Yecheilyah (e-see-lee-yah) Ysrayl is the owner and founder of Literary Korner Publishing and has written eight books to date going back to 2010. A poet, book reviewer, and blogger, she is most noted for her Stella Trilogy, a historical fiction series about a woman named Stella and her family’s search for acceptance and racial identity. Yecheilyah is also the owner and founder of The PBS Blog  http://www.thepbsblog.wordpress.com/ where she blogs on a variety of topics from black history to poetry, biblical analysis, inspirational quotes, and self-publishing tips. Let’s tune into The Magic Happens Radio Network today and see what the woman, affectionately known as EC, is up to these days.”