I love everything about language and I love the way it completely shapes our lives whether people realize it or not and I love that you can use words and phrases and syllables to express anything from what the moon looks like tonight to what someone means to you and I love that sometimes hearing a poem or even just a line or a couple of words that make it seem like someone has once felt the way you feel right now can make you feel so much less alone in this world
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In every industry there are amazing people who are full of passion, dedication and honesty.
And then there are scumbags looking to prey on your hopes and dreams so that they can separate you from your wallet.
For our purposes, I want to talk about the Nigerian 419 scammers of the publishing industry—the vanity presses, the fake literary agents, and the scam contests—all designed to inflate your ego just enough so you don’t notice their hand in your pocket.
With just a little caution, research and common sense, you can protect yourself. Here are the three most common types of scams, and how to avoid them.
Aries: Control people’s mind for a limited amount of time Taurus: Communicate with the dead Gemini: Flying Cancer: Put people to sleep through eye contact Leo: Can hear, smell and taste ten times better than the normal human Virgo: Going through walls Libra: Sensing people’s emotions Scorpio: Control people’s dreams Sagittarius: Teleporting Capricorn: Control weather Aquarius: Telekinesis Pisces: Become invisible