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Opus Expo

Opus Expo
Evaluated 4th of September 2011

This publisher seems to have died upon opening. Yet it is worth having a look at their publishing agreement, as it is a wonderful example of the kind of agreement one should shy run away at full speed, especially for a publisher.

A. Genres:

Not specified

B. Service offered

1. Editing: Not specified in publishing agreement
2. Book cover: Not specified in publishing agreement
3. Formatting:  Not specified in publishing agreement
4. ISBN:  Not specified in publishing agreement
5. Marketing: Not specified in publishing agreement
6. Affiliates: No
7. Distribution: Not specified in publishing agreement

C. Terms and Conditions

1. Advances: No
2. Royalties: 25%
3. Copyrights granted: All but screen and TV rights
4. Length of Contract: 2 years automatically renewable starting upon sending submission (in which case it is terminated if they are not interested in publishing – sic)

D. Credibility

1. Age: 2007, though it only began operating in July 2009
2. Catalog: None
3. Alexa Rating: no rank

E. Social Media

1. Forum: No
2. Blog: No
3. Book Club: No
4. Twitter: No
5. FaceBook: 122, last activity in July 2009, 13 days after official opening


Overall Rating: Fail – big time J
B:  0 Stars
C:  0 Stars
D:  0 Stars
E:  0 Stars

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