Contracts Companion for Writers
This book provides comprehensive coverage of key clauses in many relevant industry contracts, with negotiation points to empower writers in the give-and-take of contract formation and negotiation. The book goes over many basics including breach of contract, alternative dispute resolution, and copyright law. It explains the roles that the literary agent, lawyer, and editor all play in the acquisitions process. The book includes checklists and sample contracts.
Legal Write Publications
Tonya M. Evans, Contracts Companion for Writers (Literary Entrepreneur Series), (2007), available at http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/124025831