Gullible’s Travels: 10 Ways To Avoid Falling Prey To Vanity Publishing Scams

A very personal piece on publishing scams. Feel free to share this. It might help someone, somewhere.

Dan Alatorre

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Occasionally we turn the reins over to a friend of the blog so they can share their experience in writing – some good, some bad – for the benefit of others.

Juliet Nubel recently mentioned some of her awful experiences to me as she pursued traditional publishing for her book. I asked her to share some of what she learned from the process – and I’ll ask you to share your horror stories as well, so we can all learn what to avoid.

Here’s Juliet.


Recently, after writing a guest post for Dan on how I had cowardly abandoned my first and only book, I made a remarkable discovery.

That book, which I had imagined to be dead…

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About Juliet

I've just turned fifty, OMG ! I didn't realise I would have so much to say about this time of my life. The pure pleasure of writing has hit me hard and this blog is sheer self-indulgence. Enjoy!
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1 Response to Gullible’s Travels: 10 Ways To Avoid Falling Prey To Vanity Publishing Scams

  1. M says:

    Enlightening and interesting.


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