Hit a major snag with the “content evaluation” part of XLIBRIS production. Anyone else run into that?
I am trying to work it out but we may not be able to come to agreement and if so the book will not be published by them even though we have a contract. Last year they suggested a 2nd Edition of this book knowing its title and content; I did not change either the title or a word of the content, though I was unable to acquire new rights to all the illustrations and deleted those. Now they are objecting to discussions of discrimination and asking me to disguise identities and circumstances? Surely I will be able to convince them that because the entire book is about discrimination, because it was thoroughly researched and documented, because it was printed by a reputable academic press, and because it revolved around public hearings and an official court consent decree, that it is not necessary to hide identities or circumstances. And we are talking about something that occurred in 1970-73. I can’t believe I spent an entire year working on this only to run upon this roadblock.
If any writer out there has a suggestion for me, I’d appreciate it. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.