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Dog Ear makes every reasonable effort to deliver profits to our authors. We make every attempt to contact, via email and phone at the contact information supplied to us by the author, those authors whose profit checks have been returned to us.

Various state laws may require that we deposit “unclaimed funds” into a state-run unclaimed funds account.

At Dog Ear, we define “unclaimed funds” as those funds that we have not been able to deliver to the author for a period of three years from the cancellation or cessation of publication of the project.


Ray Robinson
Ray Robinson

When Ray first entered the publishing industry, authors relied on “vanity presses” to produce their work – many of whom would charge $15,000 or more and leave the author’s garage filled with hundreds of books. Ray, along with coworker Alan Harris, joined forces with Miles Nelson to create Dog Ear Publishing to provide the author community a self-publisher with a heart. The group’s application of new technologies and publishing on demand reduced the cost of publishing a book to a fraction of what it had been for previous generations; authors now have the ability to publish a book in as little as six weeks and print as few as a single copy.