What is a publishing contract?

Landing a publishing deal for your book is a dream come true. Congratulations! This is the part where you get support from the publisher to publish your book and get your story out there where it belongs. It’s an exciting opportunity and you have to make it a success. But, to begin the publishing process, you need an agreement with your publisher.

Copyright vs. Publishing Rights

Copyright and publishing (or reproduction) rights are two different things. The distinction between the two might seem clearer if you think of copyright as “the right to copy” – copy is written content; and publishing rights as “the right to produce.”