Monday, August 26, 2019

Beware of book to screen services

It's tempting to pay a few bucks for a chance at having your book made into a movie, but don't go there. Dozens of scams have risen up, and they fail to deliver on their promises. I got this info from the Writer Beware blog:

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware®

Selling film rights to Hollywood is among writers' most fevered dreams. And where there is something that writers want or need, there are always sharks waiting to take advantage.

The Hollywood book-to-screen "marketing" package was pioneered by Author Solutions, way back in the early 2000s. All the Author Solutions imprints offer it, including the imprints AS runs for publishers. Here's what the package looks like, from AS imprint Xlibris:

Read more at https://accrispin.blogspot.com/2019/08/universal-book-solutions-anatomy-of.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+AtLastWriterBewareBlogsAcCrispinAndVictoriaStraussRevealAll+(Writer+Beware%C2%AE:+The+Blog)

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