The Basics of Agreements for Indie Authors
“Like it, hate it, curse at it, deny it, but at some point, you’re going to have to face it: If you’re an independent author selling your work, you are running a business.”
As authors are starting to protest the fact that they are often the only professionals who are expected to work free at literary fairs and similar events, this article on one of my favorite sites is another reminder that writing and selling books isn’t a hobby.
In old-style traditional publishing, attorneys, editors and agents often helped authors navigate the business side of their craft. This article is for self-published and small-press authors who are often on their own when it comes to navigating the legal side of storytelling.