Copyright and Contracts for Writers

Writers Victoria

Event Date: 
26 May 2019
Author / Presenters: 
Alex Adsett

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.