Report: #770922

Complaint Review: Fontaine Press

  • Submitted: Tue, August 30, 2011
  • Updated: Tue, August 30, 2011
  • Reported By: Carl — Sydney Internet United States of America
  • Fontaine Press

    Internet
    United States of America

Fontaine Press Jason Swiney Publishing scam. Fontaine Press do not pay authors royalties. Internet

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I was approached by Jason Swiney of Fontaine Press a few years back to publish my book. It was selling around 800 copies per week. I have not received a single cent of the royalties Fontaine Press owe me. They are not a real publisher. They simply take your manuscript, make a pdf out of it, create an ISBN and sell it as print on demand copies. 

I contacted Jason Swiney to ask where my royalties are and he said that they hadn't sold any books but for that year I had received thousands of emails from people saying they had bought my book and enjoyed it etc. When I started selling the book myself again through my website, not trusting this company anymore, I again sold between 600 and 1400 copies per week.

Jason Swiney is a liar and a thief. I would avoid having anything to do with this con artist or his company.
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