August 14th, 2015

Negotiate Like a Pro (Part 3 – The Negotiation)

Susan Spann

Welcome back to the #PubLaw negotiation mini-series here at Writers in the Storm!

The last post took a look at how to create a pre-negotiation plan.

To re-cap:

Read the contract; make a list of points you’d like to change. Prioritize your list into deal breakers, important points, and “things to ask […]

November 14th, 2014

Sometimes, Two Rights… Make a Wrong

Susan Spann

Understand your rights before signing…

Exercise caution when reading the “Grant of Rights” in your publishing deal. The “grant of rights” designates exactly which rights the author is licensing (or “granting”) to the publisher, and in many cases it seems straightforward, but dangers and pitfalls often lurk in this part of the […]