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Author:

Author contract only, no Artist for this book

Artist contract under separate AP___________________________(name)

Title: _______________

FIRST FORMAT:HC( )PB( )Other( )

ISBN HC: ISBN PB:

ISBN BIG BOOK: ISBN Paper on Board:

AUDIO ISBN: Other ISBN:


Advance: $ Payout: ____________


Joint Accounting (standard) Separate Accounting 


Bonuses: $

Specify: New York Times ( ), Newbery Award or Honor ( ),

Printz Award or Honor ( ), National Book Award or Honor ( )


Permission Grant to Author**: $ (**Publisher to pay, provide payout and timing of grant)


SERIES LANGUAGE REQUIRED IN CONTRACT: Is the book part of a new series or existing series? _________________________

Did the series originate with Publisher or with Author? _______________________

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Territory:  WORLD in all languages  World ENGLISH

US, Canada, Phil & non-exclusive Open Market excluding B.C.

US, Phil, & Open Market (no Canada) excluding B.C.

US, Canada, Phil only (no Open Market)

US & Canada only (no Open Market)

US, Canada, Phil & non-exclusive Open Market excluding British Commonwealth & Europe/Union (approval of Publisher required & not recommended)________________

Ms Due Date*: Word Length:

(*multiple deliverable – specify please)

Description of Work:

________________________________________________

Option (EXPLAIN):  Yes  No  detailed proposal  detailed proposal and sample chapters


If the Work is derived from TV, Movie or Trademarked property, does publisher have right to use title, logo, trademarks, special photos from?  Yes  No

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Photographs:  Yes  No Paid by Author/Artist? Explain: ____________________________________

Illustrations:  Yes  No Paid by Author/Artist?

Explain: ____________________________________

Charts/Diagrams:  Yes  No Paid by Author/Artist?

Explain: ____________________________________

Permissions/Releases: Yes No Paid by Author/Artist?

Explain: ____________________________________

Copyright in the name of the Author? Yes  No

Competitive Works/any concerns: Yes  No

Will author or Author’s affiliated company commit to buy stock of book as part of deal? Yes  No

Will author revise the Work for next edition (no additional advance)? Yes  No

Special Provisions:

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