The third edition of this popular guide contains 24 essential business and legal forms for authors and self-publishers. Revised and expanded, this edition includes four new forms: e-book contract, e-article contract, translation contract, and reversion of rights agreement. Each form is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and unique negotiation checklists for making the best deal. Other forms include: estimate form; confirmation of assignment; permission form; nondisclosure agreement; license agreements for rights and electronic rights; and copyright application.
Also provided are contracts with literary agents, publishers, independent contractors, book designers, printers e-book contract, e-article contract, translation contract, and reversion of rights agreement, sales reps, and book distributors. This classic reference includes a CD-ROM containing the forms in the most popular word processing formats for both PC and Mac platforms.