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    Realms of Fantasy returns from the brink (Again)!

    Discussion in 'Publishing' started by TWErvin2, Nov 10, 2010.

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    Good news, they are a favorite genre mag of mine.
     
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    From an inside source in the industry regarding the purchaser of RoF:

    "This
    is -not- good news for those who hope it will remain a viable
    market.

    Here's a quote from SFWA's Writers Beware topic:

    "Let's just say that this is a publisher whose staff are not blessed with
    an abundance of professional experience, and whose business policies are
    questionable.

    I received a complaint about Damnation in early 2010 from an author who
    asked for early termination of her contract, and got a "termination
    agreement" demanding an $800 termination fee (no fee was mentioned in the
    contract).

    Kill fees (and professionalism) are also apparently a problem at
    Damnation's imprint, Eternal Press.

    Some pretty revealing discussion on threads at Absolute Write, about
    Damnation."



    Unfortunate :( Maybe they'll take a hands-off approach, if they're leaving most of the staff in place.
     
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    Aside from that, a lot of subscribers are going to be nervous about taking out subscriptions, given the past instabilities. So I'm expecting another collapse, to be honest.
     

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