Traditionally, writers have worked with agents on the basis of a handshake. SFWA has, however, long believed that writers need the protection of a written agreement. The latest re-working of SFWA’s model agent agreement is more detailed than the previous version so it can address specific problems writers have had in recent years. Download Agreement […]
As directed by the SFWA Board, the purpose of the Contracts Committee is to 1) update and maintain the existing SFWA contract templates, 2) work to develop and maintain a repository of sample contracts and contract-related information, 3) work to educate members about contract language and recommendations, and 4) work to help SFWA and its members answer contract related questions and issues. It is the committee’s intent to focus on these tasks in the coming years. The committee members are: Jim Fiscus, chair, Michael Capobianco, Rosemary Smith, Ken Liu, Ginjer Buchanan, and Jeff Hecht. Victoria Strauss acts as an advisor to the committeee. Please direct any questions or issues to firstname.lastname@example.org.