Advance Alert

In short, we are no longer offering advances to new authors. About a year or so ago, we decided to change our contract and begin offering advances against royalties to authors. Our goal was to be more competitive. We knew from past experience as literary agents that this endeavor carried with it inherent risk, but […]

Publishing Contract Conversations

I’m not frequently asked what’s the reason for a publishing contract, but I’m sure many authors wonder. I’ll try to make this very short as there are entire books written on this subject.  The short version is there must be agreement between the parties involved.  Publishing contracts deal with copyright. When an author sits down […]