Jill Dimond, Business Manager of the Australian Society of Authors, discusses the red flag areas in a publishing contract.
In spite of what your publisher may say, there is no such thing as a standard contract. Unless you have a literary agent, youâ€™ll need to read and understand the fine print, identify any problem clauses and try to negotiate a better deal with your publisher â€“ before you sign.
Eight areas you should concentrate on:
- Warranty/Authorâ€™s Indemnity
- Termination/Reversion of Rights
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