Author Topic: Pegasus Elliot and MacKenzie, publishers or gangsters?  (Read 24553 times)

Offline clmarvin

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Re: Pegasus Elliot and MacKenzie, publishers or gangsters?
« Reply #15 on: May 24, 2015, 10:55:38 AM »
I like Gyppo's idea. I think the money should flow toward you, not the other way around.

Offline Vienna

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Re: Pegasus Elliot and MacKenzie, publishers or gangsters?
« Reply #16 on: May 25, 2015, 03:36:40 AM »
I like Gyppo's idea. I think the money should flow toward you, not the other way around.


of course it should. Unfortunately they know there are many people desperate to see their name in print.
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Offline AlanR

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Re: Pegasus Elliot and MacKenzie, publishers or gangsters?
« Reply #17 on: June 10, 2015, 08:53:10 PM »
Hi,

This is my first post.

I have received a contract from these people asking for 2800. (They said if sales reached 7000, the fee would be refunded.)
It seems the bad publicity they get (I checked) is not having much effect, and as the previous poster says, there are plenty of writers willing to take the vanity route.
What I find most deceitful is the approach they take. The initial message from the deputy editor made no mention of a fee, and he stated the 'Editorial' dept. would be in touch, not the marketing.

I have no beef about vanity publishers, but they should be up-front about it.