What are my rights as a writer? Who can publish what and how long does that time limit affect me as a writer? This article discusses this topic in detail.
After reading the submission guidelines for various e-zines and print markets, I’ve found a wide variety of “rights” listed. Some of these are straightforward; others are a bit more confusing. How is a writer to know what rights a publication is buying?
With a little help from Fiction Factor’s editor, Lee Masterson and the managing editor of Writing World, Moira Allen, I’ve compiled definitions of several types of rights.
Many writers and new editors are confused about what rights really are. Rights are about usage, not payment or purchase. Click here to learn more.