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Book #contracts and #rights grab

September 27, 2013 Leave a comment

How To Read A Book Contract

Rights Grabs and Agents

Two important links for authors, both courtesy the Passive Guy.

Small #Presses and #Contracts: What to Watch Out For

August 19, 2013 4 comments

Some small presses are good for a writer, others not so much. How do you tell the difference? Check out the link below for some great advice. If you want to know how to protect yourself as a writer (from bad contracts/agents/publishers) I have lot of posts on my blog. Anyway, click here for the link.

Who Owns Digital Rights to Backlists?

Backlist titles – books that were published years ago – are the subject of a new tussle between publishers and authors. These titles can potentially provide guaranteed revenue to publishers without much extra input.

Authors claim they own the rights because their contracts do not explicitly spell out digital rights, but publishers beg to differ.

Click here for an older article in the NY Times which talks about this.