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Signing a Book Publishing Agreement

Signing a Book Publishing Agreement

DON’T SIGN THAT BOOK PUBLISHING AGREEMENT without reading and understanding between the lines.   The other day I got a new book client, and that’s the first thing I said to him—DO NOT, and I repeat, DO NOT sign the publishing agreement he received from the publisher...

6 Ways a Publisher Can Kill Your Success

I recently came across an article in the Huffington Post titled “6 Ways a Publisher Can Kill Your Success.” The article lists some common things to watch out for when dealing with publishers, whether they are classic hard-copy publishers or eBook publishers. 6 Ways a...
Key Elements of a Publishing Agreement

Key Elements of a Publishing Agreement

A typical book contract contains specific elements that will cover your relationship with the publisher over the long term. Keep in mind that there are many specific details under each of the elements, which your attorney should handle during the publishing agreement...
Key Elements of a Publishing Agreement

Book. Publishing. Subsidy. Vanity.

If you are not well-known and have tried to get published, you know, all too well, how difficult the process can be.  In fact, it’s almost virtually impossible for a first time non-celebrity to get a book deal with a mainstream traditional publishing house. The...