January 13, 2005

News & Opinion: What To Watch For in a Publishing Contract

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 9:02 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

For those authors and soon-to-be authors in our audience, I wanted to point you to a post I pulled out of Robert Scoble's Linkblog. Dave Taylor of Ask Dave Taylor! goes through a publishing contract for a friend of his and comments on various clauses. Dave is not a lawyer, so don't consider it legal advice. Nevertheless, I think there is some good practical advice there.

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.