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WARNING to WRITERS: You Won’t See This New Publishing Scam Coming – by Anne R. Allen…


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Yes, I’ve already written a warning to writers about publishing scams this month. But I heard about a new, diabolical one only a few days ago. This can affect both traditionally published and indie authors. And everybody needs to help spread the word.

That’s because the author won’t know it’s happening. Readers need to alert them before it’s too late.

I first discovered this scam through the blog of New Zealand author Maureen Crisp. It’s worth subscribing to her blog, Craic-er. She has all the latest publishing news from around the world.

This scam can affect any author who uses Facebook. If you’re not on Facebook, you’re safe from this one. (But read on. I have another warning to writers of a scam that targets all authors.)

For those of us who have “Author page” on Facebook, these scammers can be deadly.

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Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

5 thoughts on “WARNING to WRITERS: You Won’t See This New Publishing Scam Coming – by Anne R. Allen…

  1. Thanks for spreading the information, Jeanne 👍

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Like writing isn’t already hard enough.

    Liked by 1 person

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