Join Jessica Brody for an in-depth discussion in this video Subsidiary rights, part of Sell Your Novel to a Major Publisher.
- [Instructor] The next big section we come across…in a book contract is the section…dealing with subsidiary rights defined as rights…which are acquired by publishers for subsequent resale.…The most common of these rights include translation rights,…which is the right to sell your book to publishers…in other countries who will then translate it.…Dramatic rights or the right to turn your book into a movie,…TV show, play, or other dramatic adaptation,…as well as a few other less common subsidiary rights,…which are not discussed here…but which you should inquire about to your agent…if you want to learn more.…
I'm going to talk about translation rights…and dramatic rights as these are the two…that I think you'll encounter the most…in your publishing career.…These are the two I receive…the most questions about from authors.…Let's take a look at them.…The first is translation rights…or what you might see referred to as foreign rights.…Translation rights or foreign rights…are essentially the right to publish translated editions…
- Comparing traditional publishing and self-publishing
- Writing and revising your novel
- Finding an agent
- Perfecting your pitch
- Writing a query letter
- Researching agents
- Submitting to agents
- Reading your book contract
- Negotiating advances and royalties
- Understanding the publishing process
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Overview of the Publishing Process
Why I created this course2m 32s
2. Writing and Revising Your Novel
3. Introduction to Literary Agents
4. Creating and Perfecting Your Pitch
5. Writing Your Query Letter
6. Researching Agents
7. Submitting to Agents
8. Selling Your Novel
9. Navigating Your First Book Contract
10. The Publishing Process
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