Book contract question....
Wed, 29 Aug 2001 15:35:09 -0700
Everyone on the list:
I've got an offer to author a book and, frankly, I know very little about
what's fair and what's unfair... I've never written a book, just some
articles, IEEE stuff, etc. Don't have a PHD, am just a software developer
Here are the terms of the contract. Can you guys tell me what you think?
--13% royalties (based on global net receipts)
--an advance of $5000, 50% paid upon acceptance of manuscript, 50% upon
--publisher will pay for your index
The book is about 900 pages and is on a software engineering topic.
Thanks in advance.