The Short Fuse Guide to Book Publishing Contracts

Literary Agent Emily S. Keyes walks you through book publishing contracts, translating her years of experience as a contracts specialist for a Big 5 publisher to a level that’s easy to understand—even if you’ve never been published.


* What the legalese really means for you

* How and how much you’re going to get paid

* Negotiating tips—whether or not you have an agent

* Clauses and details worth fighting for

Short Fuse Guides offer tips and tricks for writers, written by agents and covering different areas of the ever-changing publishing industry.