Knowing When to Run

Today’s post takes a cue from The Gambler ((I’m a child of the ’70s, what can I say) and points out that in publishing, as in cards, you need to know when to walk away…and know when to run. As the publishing landscape changes and the number of small publishers expands, it’s important for authors to learn about standard contract terms–and common pitfalls. Many times, authors become so excited about receiving a publishing contract–the sought-after deal–that they forget to use business sense before signing. While it’s not always possible for an inexperienced author to spot all the problems in a contract,

Read more