the hidden ghost
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- Posted: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 22:24:54 +0000
I can't seem to write anything worthwhile. No one likes my work, and I can't find any publishing companies that take work from writers without agents. I have the feeling that these circumstances are the result of some higher power telling me that this is not what I'm meant to do, but it's the only thing I enjoy other than reading. I'm torn crying What do I do?
Look at this self-publishing house: www.xlibris.com
They don't have any agents. No bull crap about changing your stuff. It's all about you and what you want. Suggestion though, you might want to get your stuff copy written first because not all of their packages include them copy writing your stuff for you.
I'm going to use them when I finish my trilogy. My boyfriendis using them right now to publish is series of books. The people are really really nice and they usually get back to you tops 2-3 days.
When you starte the process it might take them a little longer to get a hold of you because they have a LOT of customers that their helping to get published so be patient. It's worth while. wink
Are you sure it's not a scam?
There's certainly people who aren't happy with them, and when I typed in "xlibris" into Google, the first related search options it gave me down the bottom was "xlibris scam". Personally, I'd avoid it. I'm not saying self-publishing is a bad thing, it's just something I'd suggest researching the hell out of before attempting it.
Also, Koduka, making changes to your story is not a bad thing. A lot of the time, if you have the right editor/beta reader, it can actually help make your story better.
And something is Copyrighted the second you write it. From the U.S. Copyright Office, though you might want to check out your country and it's laws (I know it's the same in Australia at least, in the off chance you're an Aussie).