By Edward Nawotka
Self-publishers are often an independent breed. Increasingly, they are pushing into new aspects of publishing and taking control of their own fate. One of these areas is rights, be they print, translation, or film — one example is author Alex de Campi’s effort to sell rights via Kickstarter. The issue of film rights can be a complicated one, as we discussed previously in our three-part series on the subject of dealing with Hollywood. (You can read about it here, here, and here.)
Do you think self-publishers are adequately informed to handle their own rights sales? Is there an upside beyond saving on the agent’s commission? Are there pitfalls?
Share your own experiences and opinions with us in the comments below.