Avoiding Dangers in Short Form Publishing Deals

Authors have many things to watch out for when evaluating a publishing deal, but one of the most common—and most serious—dangers is something the author doesn’t see: the vital clauses and protections that are often missing from “short-form” publishing contracts, ready to pounce on unsuspecting authors when something goes wrong in the publishing process: I’m guest posting at Writer Unboxed today, discussing these dangers in more detail, and offering some tips for authors who get a contract offer before they sign with an agent. Click here to learn how to spot, and avoid, the lurking dangers in short-form publishing deals.

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