Consequently, more and more creative brainstorming is taking place today than ever before. However, in my experience, most of it is taking place informally without regard to copyright and other legal consequences.
Generally publishers and corporations will have their own contracts that they will want to use, but if you venture into the less-certain but more-lucrative side of things, working independently for individual authors, you absolutely positively need to be protected.
Obviously your mileage will vary on the various components; for example, I like to split the payments to make things easier for the author. Length and description of manuscript: The Editor agrees to do the following on the manuscript: Copyediting for grammar, usage, spelling, punctuation b.
EXPENSES Author will reimburse Editor for direct expenses incurred in fulfilling this Agreement, including, but not limited to, photocopying, printouts, inputting, couriers, and postage.
Nor is there a guarantee that the manuscript will be completely error-free, though all efforts will be made to make it so. If the Editor terminates the agreement, Author will pay the Editor for work done up to the date of termination, and Editor will refund overpayment.
This agreement is made and entered into by and between the parties hereto on this date:Thought I’d post this for those looking to Co-Author a book with another author. I suggest that you always write up a contract. This is the co-authoring contract that I use whenever I join forces with another writer.
Publisher will distribute the book where the Publisher deems appropriate such as Amazon Kindle, Amazon (paperback), Lightning Source, and anywhere else .
The book contract establishes a schedule for when the accounting is done and payments are made. Quarterly royalty payments are normal, though they will lag the actual sales period by a month or two.
Freelance Sample Contract.
posted on October 8, by Anonymous. Author may also use PayPal for payments (send to in that case). Unless a co-writing/co-authorship arrangement is made in writing, all royalties and monies gained by the sale of the book will be the sole property of the Author.
7. APPLICABLE LAWS. Publisher will distribute the book where the Publisher deems appropriate such as Amazon Kindle, Amazon (paperback), Lightning Source, and anywhere else that Publisher decides during the term of the contract. Freelance Sample Contract. posted on October 8, by Anonymous.
Unless a co-writing/co-authorship arrangement is made in writing, all royalties and monies gained by the sale of the book will be the sole property of the Author.
Negotiating Collaboration Agreements How to Avoid Common Business and Legal Mistakes. Since progress payments are the norm, if the subject is unhappy, you may not see anything beyond your initial payment or advance. A missed deadline can result in cancellation of a book contract. That, in turn, can trigger the authors’ obligation to. To get the full benefit of all the provisions of copyright law (including statutory damages and attorney’s fees, should you have to sue someone for copyright infringement), make sure your contract requires your publisher to register your book for copyright within 90 days of publication. Make unlimited revisions and copies. Sign online in seconds. Download and print Over 40MM Docs Created · Free Legal Documents · Sign Docs Electronically · Try Us for Free.