Authors Beware! Please read this post by David Gaughran, an experiencd writer who keeps his finger on the publishing pulse.
It isn’t just scammers who are out to exploit you, your wallet and your dreams, but even the Big Six (Five?) are at it. Don’t be one of their victims.
You would also do well to bookmark, subscribe and regularly read the posts of the following bloggers:
There are a number of other bloggers/writers who make it their business to follow what people in the publishing world are doing, but these four sites will do for a start.