There are severe problems on the Attawapiskat Reserve. Problems that both the Canadian Federal and Ontario Provincial governments haven’t addressed. Problems that they don’t really seem to even care about.
I bring Hellish Tidings!
Perseid Publishing and Zauberspiegel Announce a Contest to Submit a Character for a Story in the Heroes in Hell Series! If you haven’t read Lawyers in Hell, you can buy it from Amazon.
W. H. Dean wrote an article titled Cut Amazon some Slack over the Slush in response to Seth Godin’s article Shovelware–it’s time to rate publishers. Seth thinks that Amazon isn’t doing enough to clean out the spam publishers. W. H. Dean thinks that Amazon is already working too hard, the poor dears, and shouldn’t have to do anything else.
Thanks for replying to my email. You seem to have missed the points I was trying to make, so I’m going to lay them out carefully. This will be a long email.
On October 31, 2011, I wrote about the Hephaestus Books scam, following a blog post by award-winning writer C. J. Cherryh. Since CJ spotted the problem, a variety of things have happened.
I’m a Canadian Publisher. Originally I got into this to publish family. Originally.
Since people found out that I’m doing this, I’ve had a lot of requests from people who I know to expand. They are want me to do their publishing for them. So count this as an official announcement.
I’m expanding, and have already signed some writers.
But that’s not why I’m writing.
Piracy as it is inaccurately known (the correct term is copyright infringement) is a polarizing term. Mention of it often causes otherwise sensible discussions to degenerate into innuendo and name calling.