Posted in: e-book publishers behaving badly?, New Concepts Publishing
I’ve been absolutely amazed by the number of people who have been having difficulties with NCP for ages, but up ’til now, haven’t had the cojones to make it public.
I realise of course that it’s probably not as simple as that for most of the authors who are there, but shoot, it’s not like the owners were shafting just a couple of them. From the e-mails that I’ve received, it seems that quite a lot of the authors were gettiing butt-fucked on a daily basis by the multi-pseudonymed, multi-faceted, mysterious owners of NCP.
Since when has it been acceptable for a publisher to not respond to their authors?
Since when has it been acceptable for a publisher to threaten to blacklist any authors who try to raise pertinent issues?
Since when has it been acceptable for a publisher to not pay their authors what they are owed?
These are all things that have been happening within e-publishing houses over the past year or so. NCP have merely added to the growing tally. (more…)