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#1 Lynx

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Posted 25 December 2016 - 03:40 PM

They sent me a letter saying they were rejecting my novella.  Which would be fine, had I sent them one.

I sent them a short story collection.  

If they cannot tell a short story collection apart from a novella, Houston, we got a problem.  I urge extreme caution in submitting anything to them.

 


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#2 Mol23

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 10:04 AM

Their website is very poorly designed. See for yourself.

 

http://www.pocolpress.com

 

You would think they could afford to hire a half-competent web designer, but apparently not. It emanates cheapness.

 

I agree with the OP, do not submit to them.



#3 LucidDreamer

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:10 AM

Wow, that is a weird website. They don't take email submissions???? So very odd. I would avoid at all costs, especially since they offer "editing services" up front. (Red flag for pub. that will say your book is "good but needs more editing, so now PAY US).






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