The editor strives to improve a draft by correcting errors and making words and sentences clearer, more precise, and as effective as possible. The Book Editor Contract ensures that both editor and client see eye to eye on scope, voice, price, and timeline.
This contract is a legal document that details the terms and conditions between the Author and the Book Editor.
It covers the essential elements of the relationship such as:

  • Name of Book
  • Ownership Rights
  • Release Date
  • Use Rights
  • And More.

It covers all the essential terms and conditions between a Publisher and/or Author and an Editor. This very versatile agreement covers a variety of situations when hiring a work-for-hire book editor. Fully Customizable.
Self-publishing is one of the fastest-growing creative industries coming in at over $2 billion dollars annually. But before you get started on your novel, memoir, or business book, it’s important to protect yourself by getting the right contracts. Protect yourself with the right literary and self-publishing contracts.
Other names for this Document:
Book Editor Agreement, Editor Contract for Book, Self-Publishing Book Editor Contract, Editor Contract, Editor Contract Template.

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What is it?

The Book Editor Contract covers the essential contract terms between the Author and the Book Editor.
This standard Self-Publishing contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Agreement
  • The name of the Book
  • The Release of Rights
  • The Use Rights of the Book, including promotion and advertising rights.
  • The Rights and Responsibilities of the Parties
  • Work-For-Hire Language
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law

How does it work?

Use this document to explain the relationship between the Author and the Book Editor.

Some things needed to build your custom Book Editor Contract:

  • Names of the Parties
  • Addresses of the Parties
  • Emails of the Parties
  • Name of the Book
  • Release Date
  • State for Venue and Choice Provisions

Once you have completed drafting the Book Editor Contract, you will be able to save to edit further, download a PDF or send to the other party for electronic signature.