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Old 03-28-2011, 08:15 PM   #776
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Which is a general point that I can really rebut without driving this thread off course. But I disagree and my experience with epublishing is not limited to reading threads in this forum.
Nor is mine. If someone starts a new thread, I'll gladly engage, but I think you're right that we'd be driving this thread off course. I've had some recent experience with a number of ePresses and it's impacted my opinion.
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Old 03-28-2011, 08:56 PM   #777
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Oh gads, let's not get all pissy over semantics, ok? I think the long and short of it is this: after reading this entire thread, readers can see a pattern of the type of company Mundania is and that their e-book capabilities are probably on the same footing as their print side was.
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:47 PM   #778
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I think it's time to revive this thread and put out a big DO NOT GO THERE warning to writers. I published 2 short stories with them in 2009. My contract expires this year (3y contract), and so I tried to contact them multiple times to get my rights back to these stories, citing both poor sales (1 copy in the last quarter) and the end of the 3 year limit. They haven't answered my emails. When I tried to send them a certified letter to the address listed on my last 1099, it got sent back "Return to Sender", stating the address didn't exist. I've been talking to other authors, and I'm not the only one who has experienced this treatment from Phaze.

So writers, BEWARE!
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Old 04-14-2012, 11:50 PM   #779
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I think it's time to revive this thread and put out a big DO NOT GO THERE warning to writers. I published 2 short stories with them in 2009. My contract expires this year (3y contract), and so I tried to contact them multiple times to get my rights back to these stories, citing both poor sales (1 copy in the last quarter) and the end of the 3 year limit. They haven't answered my emails. When I tried to send them a certified letter to the address listed on my last 1099, it got sent back "Return to Sender", stating the address didn't exist. I've been talking to other authors, and I'm not the only one who has experienced this treatment from Phaze.

So writers, BEWARE!
Your treatment is, unfortunately, typical of their entire outfit.

I wish you all the best of luck getting your stories returned.
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I just read through this entire thread and felt like adding my two cents.

I picked up a Mundania title at a convention and I enjoyed the story, so good for the author.

However, I saw some editing problems and after less than a month of gentle use two of the pages are slipping out of the binding.
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Old 10-12-2012, 10:45 PM   #781
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I just read through this entire thread and felt like adding my two cents.

I picked up a Mundania title at a convention and I enjoyed the story, so good for the author.

However, I saw some editing problems and after less than a month of gentle use two of the pages are slipping out of the binding.
Can you share what title it was? Or PM me? I'm just curious.
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Can you share what title it was? Or PM me? I'm just curious.
I have sent you a PM.
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