I was born and raised in a small town in upstate South Carolina. I first became a Blogger and later was persuaded to take my writing a step further. My first book, My Paranormal Life, A True Haunting, started as my own private journal of my family dealing with a dark entity. But it didn't stop there, I took it even further and let my experiences help me to co-found a paranormal team and a cryptid team. I enjoy being able to reach out and help others. I have made many new friends in both these fields, which has also led me to help others to have their stories told. I realize firsthand that these people have a very passionate and unique story that needs to be told. In getting these powerful stories out to the public, I hope it will help further research in both of these fields and the individual who shares their story with me may find some closure to their own personal nightmare. I am honored to be able to bring you true stories of the unexplained.

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Author Scam

I wanted to share something with you while it was still on my mind. I received a phone call the other evening around eight o'clock. ( I received the call on my home phone (landline) that has an unlisted number). I answered the phone, expecting it to be a telemarketer as it was an unknown number. To my surprise, a lady that called herself Wendy asked to speak with me. She knew my name. This got my attention. Then she asked me if I had written the book Sasquatch The Native Truth. I told her I had, and she began to talk about how well it was selling on Amazon. I was having some red flag warnings going off now. She asked me how I promoted my books. I let out a sigh and answered her question vaguely. I had no clue who this was, and I wasn't comfortable with her questions. By my tone of voice, she could tell that I was getting irritated. She asked if this was a bad time to talk. (It was 8:00 pm) I told her yes, and she said that she would call me back the next day. After hanging up the phone, I immediately Googled the number 619 514 3309. It showed that it belonged to Readers Magnet. And there were many cases against this company with the Better Business Bureau. It seems that their scam is to "help you promote your book" for only six hundred dollars! Now, this girl is ringing my phone off the hook. I wasn't going to speak to them anymore. But if she doesn't stop calling, I'll just have to tell her that I'm not going to be a part of their scam. If you are an author or know someone who is, please pass this information along. An Indy (Independent) Author has enough trouble without someone like this trying to sabotage them. https://www.bbb.org/us/ca/san-diego/profile/digital-marketing/readersmagnet-1126-172021180/complaints

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