Bowker Manuscript Submissions ....Hmmmmm

Got an interesting email the other day. Being the paranoid person that I am, I hit Google for a bit of research.

Thankfully Writer Beware Blog had already seen this email and did a write up on it.

This is a must read for all of you aspiring authors out there who might be considering this.

WRITER BEWARE BLOG

If you haven't seen the email, here is a copy...

From Bowker Manuscript Submissions bms@bowker.com

BowkerManuscriptSubmissions.com is now live!

Authors and publishers alike are encouraged to visit www.bowkermanuscriptsubmissions.com to register and start connecting.

BowkerManuscriptSubmissions.com is an online system that lets authors present their book proposals to the leading publishers in the industry – all from one central location. The site also provides an efficient method for book publishers to sort through the “slush pile” of unsolicited manuscripts and turn their attention to those ideas they find most interesting.

Built off of the success of ChristianManuscriptSubmissions.com, Bowker will now provide this service to the trade and higher education publishing communities.

Click here to read the full press release.

Best regards,

Bowker Manuscript Submissions team

2 comments:

KarenG said...

Interesting how they use the key word "Bowker" to suck you in. What a scam. Thanks for posting this warning.

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