Avoid these Self Publishing Scams | Episode 116

November 19, 2019

I answer a blog reader question about being contacted by a company who said her book had traditional publishing potential. Legit or a scam?

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/g-lBdZUOS38

Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:11 The too-good-to-be-true phone call

0:57 Self published books may be eligible for a book deal, but unlikely to get one

2:18 Authors that do interest traditional publishers

3:11 What these suspect callers really want

5:29 Why you should be wary of these callers

For further reading https://toughnickel.com/self-employment/Self-Publishing-Scams-and-How-to-Spot-Them