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Sunday, November 12 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Successfully Negotiating Book Contracts
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Every publisher has a standard boilerplate contract which is their opening bid. Many authors unwittingly give up a lot by signing the first contract they receive without negotiating for better terms which publishers are often willing to give. In this panel we will discuss red flag phrases that you should fight tooth and nail, others that you can probably get without a fight, and areas where it’s sensible to compromise.

Speakers
avatar for John Grant

John Grant

John Grant is author of some seventy books, of which about twenty-five are fiction. His "book-length fiction" Dragonhenge, illustrated by Bob Eggleton, was shortlisted for a Hugo Award in 2003; its successor was The Stardragons. His most recent story collection is Tell No Lies (2014... Read More →
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Sally Wiener Grotta

Author
Sally Wiener Grotta is a full-time award-winning freelance writer, photographer and speaker. Among her numerous books are the novels "The Winter Boy" (a 2015 Locus Award nominee) and "Jo Joe" (selected as a Jewish Book Council Network book). Her short story "One Widow's Healing" is... Read More →
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Zan Rosin

Short version: Because it's me. Longer Version: Since 1994, I have volunteered for and sat on the boards and committees of various Non-Profit Organizations including American Jewish Congress (AJC), Philadelphia Film Festival, Philadelphia Science Fiction Society (PSFS), Philcon, Greater... Read More →


Sunday November 12, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Crystal Ballroom Three