A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

January 31st, 2006 • Quill Archives
I can’t believe I signed the whole thing

One way publishers can increase their profits is to obtain as many rights to your work as possible, at the lowest cost possible. When writers, especially new freelancers, combine the fear of losing work and pay with their hunger for a first clip or penetration into a new market, they open the door for a publisher’s profit interests to govern a contract’s content.