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When family-owned publishers tempt new writers with a higher royalty rate and an advance payment, with the aim to rob them later, by not being truthful with the number of books sold, or by giving away their titles free of charge to get schools to adopt their textbooks.
Unconfirmed statistics hints that more than half of Singapore math authors have been involved in a legal tussle with their local publishers, which are notorious for practicing predatory publishing and creative accounting to rob them of their due royalties.
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by MathPlus March 07, 2018
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