mercurialMalcontent

John Scalzi breaks down the ‘deal’ Hydra is offering to authors and exposes it for the predatory bullshit it is. 

I’m not sure how many of you that’ll see this are writers or hopefuls, or might know someone who is a writer or a hopeful, but this is extremely important information for anyone submitting or thinking about submitting manuscripts in hopes of getting published. 

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    Signal boosting for my writer friends out there. *appalled*
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    Holy crap, this is BAD. BAD.
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    Yog’s Law: money flows toward the author. Always.
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    He also reviewed Random House’s Alibi contract and found it to be just as bad, so their other eBook imprints’ contracts...
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    Read this, then read the link to the Alibi version. Hail Hydra, indeed.
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    Anyone who ever wants to get published: stop what you’re doing and read this article. I’m very serious. Go, read it, and...
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