Down the Publishing Rabbit Hole — To Catch a Little Fish (part 1)

Last Monday, I started this two-part “down the rabbit hole” series with a discussion of Catching a Charlatan–essentially a set of tips to help prevent authors from signing contracts with publishing scammers. Today we look at the other side of that “down the rabbit hole” situation … the side that leads to well-meaning but inexperienced houses, the “startup” publishers who don’t set out to take advantage of authors, but whose inexperience and lack of planning often leads to an unsatisfactory publishing experience (often for both the author and the publisher). PLEASE NOTE: This post is NOT about all small presses–only

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