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Echelon Press
Evaluated 14th of August 2011

With well defined genres and strict submission policies, this is a good bet for the appropriate genres. Reports of delay in answering submissions, so patience is the name of the game

A. Genres:

Romance (no erotica),Mystery (Series: humor, hobby, occupational, travel, international),Thriller/Suspense (Series: hardcore, noir, police procedural), Western (Series: humor, traditional)

B. Service offered

1. Editing: Yes
2. Book cover: Yes
3. Formatting: Yes
4. ISBN: No data
5. Marketing: Yes
6. Affiliates: no
7. Distribution: Yes

C. Terms and Conditions

1. Advances: No Data
2. Royalties: No Data
3. Copyrights granted: No Data
4. Length of Contract: No Data
No direct information about the contract but positive feedback from reliable sources

D. Credibility

1. Age: Since 2001
2. Catalog: Too many to count
3. Alexa Rating: 5M

E. Social Media

1. Forum: No
2. Blog: Yes
3. Book Club: No but they have a mailing list
4. Twitter: 3644 followers, active
5. FaceBook: 312 fans, last activity September 2010

Overall Rating : Good/Very Good
B: 5 Stars
C: 3/4 Stars
D: 5 Stars
E: 4 Stars

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One Response to "Echelon Press"

  1. Karen Syed says:

    Thought I would fill in a few of your blanks.

    A: We also have the Quake line for young readers, Echelon Shorts for short stories and novellas, and Explorations for speculative fiction.

    B: We do supply ISBN numbers for each of the published works, both for print and eBook.

    C:1. Advances: We no longer offer advances.
    2. Royalties: We do pay royalties. (% of retail on print and % of net on eBook)
    3. Copyrights granted: We put a notice of copyright, but author is required to apply for official copyright in their own name.
    4. Length of Contract: Typically four years from date of publication.

    E: We do not generally use the Facebook PAGE at this time. We do have an active account for general info http://facebook.com/echelonpress (4467 friends). Once we hit our 5000 friends we will utilize the PAGE.

    Thanks for the inclusion.

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