whoa! I came across the notice in the Publishers Marketplace Newsletter. I depend on fellow authors and certain websites to warn me away from shady predators. But this lady fought back!
Literary Agent Sues Sites for Ruining Her Reputation
By Lynn Andriani
Literary agent Barbara Bauer is suing 19 bloggers and websites, including Wikipedia, YouTube and AbsoluteWrite.com, claiming they are ruining her reputation, the New Jersey Star-Ledger reported yesterday. Online critics call Bauer one of publishing’s “20 Worst Literary Agents,” claiming she charges clients high fees for little work, and is a “scam agent.” Bauer did not return PW’s calls for comment.