Let me start by saying, I'm not a literary agent and one of the best things you can do to protect yourself and your rights is find a professional who you trust to help you. One of the other nest things, is to know the following information.
We have a lot of advice on here for indies, but the fact is, there are a lot of options to authors today and trade authors are not the only ones who need to be weary of contracts.
One of the most important things to remember is you created your book, and it has value. While you’re looking for a publisher for your book, or if you’re approached after self publishing, these 3 things are important to keep in mind before signing any contract.
Before we get started I’m assuming your book has been professionally edited and you’ve made it the best you can.
These are just a few things to watch for. When possible, seek expert advice and don’t be afraid to ask questions or walk away from a deal that doesn’t give you what you’ve earned. What your book is worth.
There a lot of steps to go through before pressing that ever coveted Publish button! There are also a few things to think about before you choose where to publish. Click here for a free 30 minute publishing consultation.
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