This post was going to be about different writing and publishing scams, but there are so many that it could be a blog in and of itself. So if you are interested, here are several links to help you research.


Writer Beware – Currently one of the best sites for writers trying to research publishers ad editors. It’s run by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, but applies to , and can help, writers of all genres and forms.

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