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The Business of Writing: Contracts, Fees & Payment Issues

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Negotiating Contracts
"First Sale" Mistakes Every Writer Can Avoid - Moira Allen
Five Magic Phrases: Tips for Negotiating Contracts Like a Pro - Jenna Glatzer
Understanding Contracts - Moira Allen
The Art of Negotiation 16 Tips on How to Ask for More Money - Devyani Borade

Payment Issues
FICO Scores for Clients? How to Gauge the Probability of Getting Paid for Your Work - Jennifer Brown Banks
How to Make Sure You Get Your Check - Felicia Hodges
How To Spot Clients Who Won't Pay & What To Do When They Don't - Brandy Cross
Should You Write for Free? - Moira Allen
When Clients Don't Pay - Melissa Brewer
Seven Signs That You Need to Break Up With a Client - Jennifer Brown Banks

Setting Fees
How Much Should a Freelancer Charge? - Moira Allen
Setting Your Freelance Rates - Dawn Copeman
The Worth of a Freelancer's Work - Donald Denier

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The Business Side of Writing
Rights, Copyright & Permissions

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Recommended Reading


The Business of Writing

Contracts Companion for Writers

Deal Breakers 2013: Contract Terms Writers Should Avoid

The Freelancer's Survival Guide

Literary Law Guide for Authors

Negotiating a Book Contract

New Tax Guide for Writers, Artists, Performers and Other Creative People

Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writer

The Writer's Legal Guide

Writer Inc.: Starting and Growing Your Writing Business

 

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