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JustFiction! Edition? Scam or OK?

Discussion in 'Writer's Lounge' started by Flash Harry, 19 Nov 2018.

  1. Flash Harry

    Flash Harry Member

    I received an email from them asking permission to republish my books. This is a non-starter (I don't have books) but who are these guys?

    I'm downright sure they are a scam, but they're offering POD, distribution, review services and all that jazz, and offering to pay royalties wht's the up'n'up?
     
  2. Reader

    Reader Vile Critic

    They have been contacting a lot of authors. Before you consider doing any business with them, read this article about their parent company:
    Writer Beware®: The Blog: Victoria Strauss -- VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller

    They are one of the imprints of the house under discussion. I don't think they are a scam, but as an author mill they do not have to be a scam to be a very bad deal you are best to avoid.
     
  3. jessica

    jessica Active Member

    "The contract requires an exclusive life-of-copyright rights transfer,":down: that you can't challenge for five years:eek:, during which time they can give it to anyone they want:mad:? Just no.
     

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