Nothing makes an author happier than scoring a book deal. But before you sign on the dotted line, it’s important to read through a book contract with a fine-toothed comb.
While it’s a good idea to shell out some money to have a lawyer read the contract, it also helps to educate yourself about these contracts. As a resource guide, Mediabistro’s AvantGuild page has created a list of “The 7 Biggest Red Flags in Book Contracts.
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Most book publishing contracts can be divided into two types: fixed-term, where the grant of rights extends for a defined period of time, such as five years; and life-of-copyright, where ... Read Post
Glee star Lea Michele has signed a deal with Harmony Books for her debut book, Brunette Ambition. The book will follow the 26-year-old’s rise to fame from her humble beginnings in the Bronx, to her Broadway debut, to her scoring a l... Read Post