Items Tagged With contracts

The Giver Movie Trailer, Meg Wolitzer's YA Fiction, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.20.14

Twenty years of The Western Canon; Grove Atlantic picks up Lefevre; a poet laureate for British waterways; and other news.

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Tolkien Lawsuit, Unfilmable Books, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.20.12

The estate of J. R. R. Tolkien has filed an eighty million dollar lawsuit against Warner; NPR looks at difficulties of making "unfilmable" books into good movies; Jason Diamond considers what Philip Roth's retirement means for Jewish fiction; and other news.

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Twenty-One Lies Writers Tell Themselves, Jonathan Evison Sells Screen Rights, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.12.12

A technology company intends to create a Spotify-like service for books; David Letterman's production company Worldwide Pants has purchased film rights to Jonathan Evison's The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving; Alexander Chee lists twenty-one lies writers tell themselves; and other news.

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How Lucky Can You Get?: What Can Happen After You Sign a Contract

by M.J. Rose

The Practical Writer

Posted 5.1.03

May/June 2003

Should an author simply count herself lucky to have landed a book deal, or should she fight for what she wants during the various stages of publishing it—the editing process, cover design, and promotion? Before deciding, it's important to understand what obstacles might stand in the way before encountering them and what to expect from all the effort.

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