Scams Targeting Writers

If you are new to self-publishing, here are some links to learn about how to avoid scams (and poor quality services) that target writers.

Common self-publishing scams
Ja Konrath – things you should and shouldn’t pay for
Rules to avoid self-publishing scams
TIPM – Writers Be Warned 
SFWA Writer Beware – Master List
Writer Beware – Blog
Preditors & Editors
A twitter rant about predatory publishing companies
Observations of slipshod publishing services

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