Re: Independent Contractor Agreement
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on April 23, 2001 at 03:55:44:
In Reply to: Independent Contractor Agreement posted by Jack Fay on April 22, 2001 at 10:58:41:
: For the past 8 years I've received $300 a month for writing a one-page column in a trade magazine. The publisher on several occasions has sent me an Independent Contractor Agreement for me to sign. I have not signed any agreements because they are fundamentally biased in favor of the publisher, e.g., taking the right to re-publish my work without further compensation to me.
: Recently, the publisher expressed an interest in publishing an anthology consisting of my best columns. I am very interested in creating an anthology but not with this particular publisher.
: My questions are:
: One last question:
Dear Jack Fay,
We wouldn't dare give a legal opinion without a full review of the facts, and fee.
It is my understanding that it it as hard to get an agent as it is to get published. If you find an agent make sure that you work a deal with the agent that is better than what you have been doing.
M. Arthur Auslander
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