In an industry that sorely lacks transparency, Savvy Check aims to shed an honest and open light on the people and companies that play such a huge role in writers' careers.
Paid subscribers to Savvy Writers get full access to Savvy Check. But free plan subscribers can submit their experiences and responses.
To read the guidelines, and send in author experiences or publisher / agent responses, see the details below. To see the listings, paid members can click on the button below!
Author Experience Form
Publishers and Agents Response Form
Here, you have the opportunity to respond to any experiences posted about you or the company you work for. Just fill in the form below and as long as it doesn't break any of the guidelines below, we will publish it as soon as we can.
If you feel an experience about your company has broken any of the guidelines, or you've noticed any inaccuracies, please also use the form to let us know. Make sure you've made a note of the experience's unique ID.
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The unique ID is the long series of numbers and letters below the experience's date. So in this example below, the first 6 characters would be: d68e66e3
If you think an experience goes against these guidelines, or it's inaccurate, please contact us with details about the experience (publisher / agent name, the date posted and the first 8 characters of the unique ID) and
Please share your experience as honestly and politely as you can, while keeping all these points in mind:
Please do not name specific staff members, or share information that will make any individuals easily identifiable
We will not post: profane or vulgar language, or sexually explicit, graphic, or violent content material
We will not post content that encourages intolerance for, contains offensive stereotypes of, or incites hatred/bias towards people based on their ethnic or social origin, race, gender, sexual orientation, religious/spiritual beliefs, socioeconomic class, physical or mental ability, immigration status, or nationality
We will not share experiences that promote a service or product offered by the contributor
This experience must be yours alone. Please do not share experiences of other people
Before sharing your experience, please ask yourself: if this an accurate portrayal of your experience and have you expressed it in an honest, succinct and polite way?
We reserve the right not to publish an experience you have submitted if it goes against any of our guidelines above. If we think you can rewrite your experience in a way that does not go against our guidelines, then we will get in touch. If you're sure you didn't break the guidelines but still don't see your experience published within a week, please contact us.
Remember, your name and contact details will NOT be published unless you want them to be.