Posts Tagged 'packt'



Writing for Packt: modern day slavery (even cotton pickers had bed and board) …

So now my ‘publisher' is selling my book, name and experience and, near as damn it, a year's work … yet is PAYING ME ABSOLUTELY NOTHING in royalties

… and despite Douglas Paterson, their ‘Publisher (Open Source)', having admitted that their pre-launch editorial and post-launch marketing “made mistakes at every conceivable turn” (and also despite Packt's Technical Ed having said I was one of the best writers he'd ever worked with).

Can you believe this dialogue, for example:-

https://plus.google.com/+RicardoCabello/posts/PDVcovR7Sir

I ...

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An Open Letter to Packt Publishing

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An open letter to Louay Fatoohi (Founder) and Douglas Paterson (Publisher, OpenSource) at Packt Publishing.




Dear Louay and Douglas,

Having not heard from Louay regarding the negotiations I had with Douglas, in over eight months, I have launched the agreed website, wpCop.com. I am happy to provide Packt with whatever site revenue, Louay, that ...

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