Posted on 06/01/2020 at 11:33 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Victoria Strauss has refreshed an older article about how authors should evaluate any potential contracts before signing them. Check out...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 03/13/2020 at 08:17 AM by Guest Author

To become a successful author, you need to learn as much about the industry as you can. Here are 7...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 02/17/2020 at 10:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you have a cellphone, you’ve likely received a spoof call. So it shouldn’t surprise anyone that publishing-industry scammers are...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Writer Beware

Posted on 02/10/2020 at 11:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

How do you know when a truly reputable literary agency is soliciting you — or that the agency is actually...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Writer Beware

Posted on 01/24/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writers in California have likely (hopefully) already been paying attention to a new state law intended to improve life as...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 01/19/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The folks behind Writer Beware would hate to hear that any author missed one of their alerts. So Victoria Strauss...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 12/06/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Before the Thanksgiving holiday, Writer Beware shared news of two issues with Audible's ACX. If you haven’t heard from any...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 11/18/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We hope this Writer Beware post isn’t coming too late for any of our followers. Victoria Strauss highlights some problematic...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 08/26/2019 at 12:38 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last Friday, we shared advice from an author on how to get a TV deal for your book. Today, we...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 04/30/2019 at 12:40 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Victoria Strauss has been seeing — and hearing about — an increasing number of shady and expensive writing contests. She...

Categories: Behind the scenes