Publishing Contracts

They say you learn best from your mistakes. My first book publishing contract was a wonderful learning experience. Perhaps if the Internet had been around at the time, I would’ve been more savvy. I could’ve really benefited from the following articles. Click on their titles to read them.

Absolute Write
“Negotiating Your Book Contract: 20 ‘Must’ Topics to Talk About”

Adler & Robin Books, Inc.
“Problems with Publishers’ Contracts: A Report from Adler & Robin Books, Inc.”

Authors Guild
“Improving Your Book Contract: Negotiation Tips for Nine Typical Clauses”

Columbia Law School: Keep Your Copyrights
“About Contracts”
“What Not to Miss When Drafting & Negotiating Your Book Publishing Contract”

David Koehser, Attorney at Law
“How to Read a Publishing Agreement”

Fiction Notes
“Book Contract Essentials”

Foner Books
“Publisher Book Contracts: Negotiating Book Contract Terms and Royalties”

Morse Barnes-Brown Pendleton, PC
“Book Publishing Contracts: Checklist of Deal Terms”

A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing
Category Archives: Publishing Contracts

Rachelle Gardner
“Publishing Contracts”

Rights of Writers
“Distinguishing the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Publishing Agreements”
“Publishing Contract Checklist”

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America
Archive for the “Sample Contracts” Category

Writer’s Digest
“Publishing Contracts 101 (Protect Your Work)”