IT: Technology, Language, and Culture

VDM or Verlag Dr. Mueller Has a New Tactic

I’ve written about VDM (Verlag Dr. Mueller), an exploitive academic/scholarly mill before.

Writer Beware writer advocate and writer Victoria Strauss notes that VDM has a new wrinkle:

. . . a company called Bloggingbooks that wants to publish your blog in book form

Read Writer Beware’s warning about Bloggingbooks.

Run away; you can do this yourself, if you really want to, via any number of online service companies. You won’t make much money, but you are less likely to be exploited.