Welcome, all you brilliant beings out there, to the penultimate post in our publishing contracts series! Next time I’ll write up a summary of these posts and mention a few things to remember for your own contracts, but for now let’s talk about how you can possibly get out of a contract! Welcome, all you … More Publishing Contracts: Getting Out!
Welcome, wonderful people, to the next instalment of our publishing contracts posts! We’ve talked about all the fun stuff so now we must move on to the denser, legal mumbo jumbo of publishing contracts. Before we jump in there’s just time for us to listen to disclaimer before it flies off like a startled pigeon: … More Publishing Contracts: Legal Mumbo Jumbo
Welcome, you superb beings made of star-stuff, to another blog post about publishing contracts! Now that we’ve had a long conversation about advances and royalties it’s time to move on to subsidiary rights. Yes, I’m sure you know it’s coming, but before we begin we must have our disclaimer (do you know it off by … More Publishing Contracts: Subsidiary Rights
Welcome to you wonderful sentient beings and to all other beings! Today’s post is about money. Moolah. Dosh. The big bucks. We’ll talk about advances and fees and what the differences are, what kinds of royalties you can expect, how they’re calculated and more! Before we begin I have to recite the theme-song- I mean … More Publishing Contracts: Money!
Hello again, you beautiful souls out there in cyberspace. We’re back to talk about publishing contracts. If you want to find out what this series of posts is all about head over to the Introduction post. So far we’ve talked about Grant of Rights and also the Author’s Responsibilities and today we’re going to talk … More Publishing Contracts: Book Stuff
Hello, friendly neighbourhood heroines and heroes! Publishing Contracts: Author Responsibilities Welcome to another post talking about publishing contracts. You can see what this is all about in the Introduction Post and see the last post where I walked about Grant of Rights and what that means. In this post I’ll be talking about Author Responsibilities: … More Publishing Contracts: Author Responsibilities
Hello, you wonderful internet people. Welcome to the first post where I’ll talk you through publishing contracts! For this first post we’re going to start right at the beginning and look at what rights your selling to your publisher. As before, I need to start this off with a disclaimer. These posts reflect my own … More Publishing Contracts: Grant of Rights
I’ve been working in publishing on contracts for a few years now. I asked if people would be interested if I were to give a broad strokes introduction into what you might come to expect from a publishing contract. There was interest, and so here we are! This is an introduction to what I’ll be talking about in the upcoming posts. … More Publishing Contracts: Introduction
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