Free Electronic Publishing Agreement

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This Electronic Publishing Agreement is between an author and an electronic publisher who desires to publish and market the author's work. This agreement spells out the details of the arrangement including the title of the work, the services the publisher will provide and any warranties made by the author. It also includes how royalties from the book's sale will be paid to the author. It is imperative that this publishing agreement be set forth in writing and not left to oral interpretation. A written Electronic Publishing Agreement will prove beneficial in the event there are disagreements or litigation between the parties. This Electronic Publishing Agreement includes the following provisions: Parties: Sets out the name and address of the author and the electronic publisher; Recitals: Spells out the title of the author's book and that author owns all copyrights in the book. It also sets out that author agrees to grant publisher the exclusive rights to publish and market a digital version of the book; Grant of Rights: Sets out the language(s) in which the book will be electronically published and the territories in which it can be sold; Publisher Services: Publisher will produce the work in electronic format restricted to a set number of pages and publish the book by a certain date; Royalties: Royalties will be paid to the author based on a percentage of the retail price of the electronic book; Warranties: Author warrants that s/he is the owner of the work and publisher warrants that all artwork used is owned by publisher and is free of copyright infringement; Relationship: Each party will be considered as an independent contractor; Signatures: Both author and electronic publisher must sign and date this agreement in the presence of witnesses. Protect your rights and your property by purchasing this attorney-prepared form. This attorney-prepared package includes: General Information Instructions and Checklist Electronic Publishing Agreement State Law Compliance: This form complies with the laws of all states

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