Copyright and Contracts for Writers

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Alex Adsett

Alex Adsett
26 May 2019 - 9:00 to 12:00 PM
Alex Adsett
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A fast talking and fun overview of Australian copyright, the ins and outs of a standard publishing contract, how and what to negotiate when dealing with a publisher, some of the sneaky traps to watch out for, and different approaches when dealing with traditional vs alternative publishing models, US vs Australian publishers, or what should be in a literary agency contract.

You will learn:

  • what copyright is and what it protects
  • When you need to get permission to use someone else’s works
  • standard royalty structures in a publishing contract
  • what a fair reversion clause is and why you should care about it
  • what subsidiary rights are and why they are important

About Alex Adsett

Alex Adsett is a literary agent and publishing consultant with more than twenty years’ experience working in the publishing and bookselling industry. She has managed Alex Adsett Publishing Services since 2008, and has helped hundreds of authors review and negotiate their publishing deals. As an agent she represents more than 40 authors of all ages and genres. She is often to be found on Twitter at @alexadsett or via her website www.alexadsett.com.au.

Registration fee
Concession Member $ 80.00
Member $ 90.00
Non-member $ 120.00
Donation $ 0.00

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