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Review of D Publishing

It has been great to see so much discussion about the D Publishing contract recently, not because of the contract itself, but because as a Publishing Contract Consultant, it is heartening to see the rest of the publishing world care … Continue reading

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What To Look For In A Publishing Contract (2011)

[This article first appeared in the December 2011 edition of the ACT Writers’ Centre magazine. ©Alex Adsett, 2011] Contracts can be tricksy things.  You may be so ecstatic that someone anyone wants to publish your book that you would sign … Continue reading

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Negotiating Your Publishing Contract

[This article first appeared in the December 2011 edition of the Victorian Writers’ Centre Magazine. (c) Alex Adsett. 2011] A publishing offer is an exciting thing.  Your brilliance as a writer is finally being recognised, and you’re on your way … Continue reading

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O’Reilly Tools of Change Conference, 2011

[This article first appeared in the April 2011 edition of Bookseller + Publisher Magazine. © Alex Adsett, 2011] The O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing conference was held in New York over 14 – 16th February, and was an exciting … Continue reading

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What to Look for in a Self-Publishing Contract – Pitfalls and Promises

[This article first appeared in Australian Writers’ Marketplace 2011 – 2012. © Alex Adsett, 2010] You’ve written your book (and edited, revised and rewritten) and now you‘re looking to be published. If you have already patiently submitted your manuscript to … Continue reading

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