Posted on 12/14/2021 at 12:47 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s a change of pace at Writer Beware this month. Well, sort of. Victoria Strauss is still digging up dirt...

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Posted on 11/02/2021 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer Beware isn’t issuing a full-on warning about Scribd’s current push to acquire backlist books. Victoria Strauss is, however, cautioning...

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Posted on 10/10/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The latest group of authors that Victoria Strauss is hearing from: those who have accepted unsolicited offers to rebrand or...

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Posted on 09/08/2021 at 11:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Victoria Strauss goes the extra mile to uncover the truth behind offers claiming to be amazing opportunities for authors. And,...

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Posted on 08/02/2021 at 10:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Victoria Strauss was likely glad — or as glad as one can be, given the topic — to write her...

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Posted on 07/26/2021 at 09:23 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some of the bad actors that Writer Beware reports on choose names similar to legitimate companies’, in hopes of luring...

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Posted on 06/30/2021 at 11:38 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Those who’ve heard the expression “a bad penny always turns back up” won’t be surprised by the latest news from...

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Posted on 06/16/2021 at 09:37 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer Beware has a lengthy post up about new sources of concern from a previously flagged company. Victoria Strauss became...

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Posted on 05/18/2021 at 10:22 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Scammers don’t go away — they just change their names. And then, of course, Victoria Strauss posts about them at...

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Posted on 03/08/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Victoria Strauss has added three more publishers to the Writer Beware caution list. Writers have been sharing more concerns and...

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