Writing is often a solitary pursuit, but publishing is a cooperative endeavor. Whether you’re working with close friends, colleagues, or somebody you found through a professional network, it is always best to put all agreements in writing. A written contract protects everybody involved.
The information discussed in these guides should not be considered legal advice, and is provided as guidance only. ALLi recommends authors seek legal advice if you’re unsure about how to proceed with a contract negotiation.