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How can I be sure that when I use a publishing service to do this myself, it's legitimate?

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There is a difference between self-publishing and "vanity" publishing. With the vanity presses, you pay money up front for your book to be published. And you usually do not see any royalties.

With self-publishing you may or may not have to pay up front fees to get your book published. And, they are better at giving you royalties. Here are some links to other people's experiences with Virtual Bookworm:

http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?p=186124
http://www.writers.net/forum/read/13/687/687Vf
http://leegoldberg.typepad.com/a_writers_life/2005/03/virtual_bookwor.html

   

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