15 June 2016

8 Questions you should ask before selling all rights

“We take all rights to your work,” warn the guidelines of a popular parenting blog. “Don’t submit to us if you are not comfortable with this.”

Handing over all rights, including copyright, of your work to another entity goes against the grain for many writers. Others, however, don’t bat an eyelid. You can always write more, right? So, in which situations does it make sense?

All Rights is a big deal, and Perpetual Exclusive Rights even more so. From the publishers’ point of view, even though they may cost big bucks, there are advantages to buying all rights. Overhead costs more when keeping track...

Read the full article in the June 2016 issue of Writers Weekly


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