The California Writers’ Club is one of the oldest writer’s organizations in continuous operation in the nation. Our members are poets, journalists, essayists, technical writers, and creators of genre and literary fiction, as well as editors, booksellers, and others involved in related fields, all joined together for the common goal of educating ourselves and the community on the craft of writing and publishing.
Book Passage, Corte Madera
Sunday, March 23, 2 to 4 p.m.
Modern Book Publishing
How to Negotiate Better Contracts
Robert G. Pimm, Esq.
This presentation covers the primary legal and business issues in modern book publishing. Learn what you need to know about mainstream publishing– and self-publishing — including current and emerging developments in e-book publishing. Valuable negotiating tips for effective contracts with each party in the book publishing chain will be discussed– including self-publishing service companies.
Bob Pimm’s private law practice focuses on literary law representing authors, agents, and publishers. With 30 years experience, he has authored books, chapters and many articles on the legal and business aspects of publishing. He serves as Chief Learning Officer and Director of Legal Services at California Lawyers for the Arts.