My Story of Nonpayment for Freelance Work Back when I began to freelance inI started out with writing because I felt that writing was a strong skill I could build a business around. Doe : This letter of agreement outlines my understanding of our contract for The Well-Chosen Word to copyedit Any Generic Book, based on our recent discussion.
Depth of edit: light edit, for spelling, grammar and punctuation; clarity and consistency; bibliographic style; verification of callouts, headings, sequence, and adherence to specs.
Editor will carry out the tasks outlined in this contract in consideration of timely payment from Client.
Includes sizing and placement of art and setting front and back matter. Please indicate your preferred payment method to aid in invoicing: Contract Terms PandaTip: The terms in this template are common to most editing contracts.
Editor shall make no claims otherwise at any point. I learned a lot from that experience. Get Specific and Thorough. It should also specify whether proofs are first, second or subsequentor final pages.
Although I may use an excerpt of this work for marketing purposes, no portion of this book will be published before the entire work has been published by your company.
And, worst case scenario, if you ever have to serve that person with papers for nonpayment on your project, you have a way to reach them outside of the digital world. Legal documents Editor Contract basics A good editor can turn your book, newsletter, magazine or other written copy into gold.
Be sure to outline a specific payment schedule as well to ensure you receive final payment in a timely matter.
Clarifying or reorganizing a manuscript for content and structure.