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Beware of the publishing predators! There is virtually no difference between a vanity press and a subsidy press. Both make authors pay to have their books "Published." They both prey on the uneducated self published buyer and take advantage of the author's inexperience.
*Steer clear of these companies and instead look for a reputable self publishing book company that has been recommended by other self published authors.