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Victoria Strauss
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Author of novels for adults and teens, publishing industry maven, crime fighter
Author of novels for adults and teens, publishing industry maven, crime fighter

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a magic ticket that will somehow transform the world of publishing from a buyer's market, where agents pick and choose, into a sellers' market, where agents come to you.

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New blog post: on the sudden closure of two troubled small presses.

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New blog post: how to recognize bad editing clauses in publishing contracts, and what to do when you encounter them. Many publishing contracts fail to give writers a say in the editing process, or allow the publisher to make changes without the writer's permission. Be aware!

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New blog post: two important pieces of SFWA-related news.

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New blog post: Did you know that some writers' groups are sponsored by self-publishing services or pay-to-play publishers? A few examples--and why you may want to avoid them.

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New blog post: In which I investigate an English-to-Spanish translation service for authors, and the service is not amused.

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New blog post: the best blog posts from Writer Beware in 2014. Schemes, scams, and scumbags--oh my!

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New blog post: How to deal with publishing contracts (and publishers) so that you won't get screwed.

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New blog post: Copyright transfer is just one kind of rights grab. Be on your guard.

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New blog post: if you're a Game of Thrones fan and thinking of submitting work to HBO's crowdsourced Game of Thrones Compendium, read this first.
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