Discussion in 'Publishing' started by TWErvin2, Nov 10, 2010.
Link: Once again, Realms of Fantasy is coming back from the brink of death
Good news, they are a favorite genre mag of mine.
From an inside source in the industry regarding the purchaser of RoF:
is -not- good news for those who hope it will remain a viable
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
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
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
Unfortunate Maybe they'll take a hands-off approach, if they're leaving most of the staff in place.
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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