I has been a while now and I have had to register again, as my old email no longer works and my old user name of happy_author is taken under my old email.
Putting that aside, I had a travel guide book published by AM with a traditional contract with an advanced payment, I am please to say that 5 years on and I am still getting a royalties cheque every 6 months.
They also published my children's book, also with a traditional contract and a small advance, the book was never marketed ( my personal opinion) and only sold 1 in over a year. I was pleased to receive a letter from them giving me my rights back. I have now self published it with Amazon in Kindle and book form and look forward to the results.
I also finished a 130,000 word novel and I used Baggy Books excellent services of proofing and sent that off to AM and had (I see some of you are already ahead of me) a contract offer if I paid £2,500, as If that is going to happen.