1. PUBLICATION MATERIALS A. Provide and deliver to PUBLISHER a complete manuscript of the Work in PC compatible electronic file format for the additional formatting required to submit to the printer (See Addendum 3). B. Complete a QUESTIONNAIRE regarding preferences for formatting the text of the WORK as well as for the design of its cover (See Addendum 4). This formatting questionnaire designates the criteria for the cover, including type style, illustrations, back-cover story summary, author bio, and fullcolor author photo. C. Provide and allow photographs, printed materials and written copy to be used in (i) designing and implementing the web site pages, (ii) promoting and publicizing the WORK. D. The finished manuscript, in PC compatible electronic file format, must accompany the signed contract along with initialed schedules 1,2, and 3, initialed addendums 1,2,3,4, and 5, and the necessary fees.
2. REVISIONS A. Upon receipt of the formatted Author's Proof from the PUBLISHER, AUTHOR will make final corrections and submit the corrected Proof to the PUBLISHER prior to PUBLISHER submitting the manuscript to the book manufacturer. If the AUTHOR has not corrected and delivered the Author's Proof to the PUBLISHER within three months of the AUTHOR's receipt of the Author's Proof, the PUBLISHER may, at its option, terminate this agreement by notice in writing, posted or delivered to the AUTHOR ten (10) days before the date of termination. Additionally, the value of the work completed at the time of failure to deliver a completed corrected manuscript of the Work shall be deducted from any fees paid by AUTHOR prior to issuing a refund. B. Upon receipt of the corrected Author’s Proof copy, PUBLISHER will make corrections to the layout of the document at the PUBLISHER’s expense. AUTHOR requested corrections to the text block and any necessary layout adjustments required as a result of these corrections will be made at the rate of $35.00 per hour, billable to the AUTHOR. If requested, PUBLISHER will provide one additional revised and corrected Author's Proof copy. After the initial revision to the Author’s Proof, additional copies will be generated and corrected at the AUTHOR's expense at the PUBLISHER’s text-block rate currently in effect, but not less than $35 per hour, in one-hour increments with a minimum of one hour charged. In addition, if the AUTHOR requests interior corrections or changes after the generation of the Advance Copy (see below), a minimum fee of $90 per interior re-submission will be charged to recoup fees charged by the printer for post-submission revisions. This fee is subject to change based on the printer rate currently in effect. C. PUBLISHER will design a full-color cover which meets the criteria set out by the AUTHOR in Addendum 4 prior to the beginning of work on the cover. If the AUTHOR desires changes made to the cover that were not defined prior to the beginning of work on the cover, changes will be made at AUTHOR expense. Changes will be billed at the PUBLISHER’s cover rate charge currently in effect, but not less than $250 per consultation plus $200 per hour, in one-hour increments with a minimum of one hour charged. In addition, if cover changes are requested after the generation of the Advance Copy (see below), a minimum fee of $90 per cover re-submission will be charged to recoup fees charged by the printer for post-submission revisions. This fee is subject to change based on the printer rates currently in effect. D. The "Advance Copy" is the copy provided by the printer to PUBLISHER for final review so that PUBLISHER can insure that the production copies will meet standards. All efforts need to be made by AUTHOR to finalize the content of the WORK prior to submission of the WORK to the printer. The Advance Copy is intended for PUBLISHER's internal review and as a final opportunity for AUTHOR to made pre-production changes. If AUTHOR desires additional changes to the WORK that were not determined prior to submission of the manuscript to the printer, changes will be made at AUTHOR's expense. Changes will be billed at the PUBLISHER’S interior text block rate currently in effect AND/OR the PUBLISHER’s cover rate currently in effect, as above. A minimum additional fee of $90 per interior and/or $90 per cover re-submission will be charged to recoup fees charged by the printer for post-submission revisions. This fee is subject to change based on the printer rate currently in effect.
3. ORIGINAL PRODUCTION OF THE WORK (if applicable) A. If the work existed in a previous edition or format, AUTHOR shall bear the full cost of the original publishing costs of the WORK. No amortization of any original costs or costs of previous editions will be applied in any way to copies of the WORK produced under this Agreement. B. AUTHOR agrees that PUBLISHER shall in no way be liable for any portion of any fees due to the original editing and copywriting services provider.
4. AUTHOR’S FINANCIAL OBLIGATION A. Make full payment of initial contract and set-up fees as specified in Schedule 3, and as checked and initialed by the AUTHOR in Addendums 1 and 2 prior to the PUBLISHER commencing with its responsibilities. B. Make full payment for any and all AUTHOR requested changes to the text and cover as in Section 2 above and in Sections 2,3, and 4 in Schedule 1 prior to those changes being made. C. Make full payment prior to printing of any publisher provided items, including but not limited to: books, business cards, bookmarks, postcards, and posters. D. The AUTHOR is responsible for collecting and remitting all sales taxes due on sales made directly by the AUTHOR.