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5 Self-Publishing Scams to Avoid

What to watch out for when seeking author services

Self-Publishing: Five Scams to Avoid (ATM)

Self-publishing is a booming industry, but writers need to be on the watch for scams. — Photo by Teru Onishi

Self-publishing is big business, but there’s more to putting out a book than just printing it. When you’re working alone, without a literary agent or traditional publisher, you must be vigilant about scams. We asked Andrew Chapman, self-publishing expert and author of The 53 Biggest Self-Publishing Mistakes and How To Avoid Them (a free e-book), and Arielle Eckstut, veteran literary agent and coauthor of Putting Your Passion Into Print: Get Your Book Published Successfully!, to reveal the five top things to be wary of when working with self-publishing companies.

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