Friday, 24 May 2013

DC Thomson contract- see Simon Says...

Just wanted to let anyone know that there's a very helpful blog post by writer Simon Whaley who asked the Society of Authors to look at the contract sent him.

It's a long post but you will find it worth the time to read- especially overseas writers who may find specific issues for their circumstances.

'DC Thomson: Me, The Society of Authors, and a DC Thomson Editor.'

Sally Quilford is following up on the Pocket Novel aspects, so look out for her posts...

And there is a post by Sally on the large print issue, here.

3 comments:

Dream it, then do it said...

Thanks for keeping us up to date on this, Carol. Simon seems to have done a lot of work in clarifying the issues.
A point of interest - I sold 2 stories to The Weekly News yesterday and Jill Finlay is continuing to offer FBSR at the moment. She says that TWN isn't really affected by the new contracts.

Rosemary Gemmell said...

That's good to know about TWN! I'm away to read Simon's post.

Carolb said...

That's interesting,Keith. Perhaps the contract is being rolled out across the publications rather than all at once. Thanks.

You'll find it very interesting, Rosemary.