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Tell The Damn Story

235 EpisodesProduced by Alex Simmons & Chris RyanWebsite

Where we interview and talk about the challenges and successes of writing books, comics, film, and other creative arts and pop culture topics.


Tell The Damn Story #152: Can You Survive Night of the Living Contracts?

This week on TTDS, Alex and Chris explore the creatures called Contracts, including how to tell confident agreements from the ones that eat your brain and your rights.   They share how to handle contract elements that make you uncomfortable; why anger, frustration, sarcasm, attitude, and ultimatums don't work, and calm professionalism is always better, even if you lose the gig.

So take notes.  Because whether your goals are aimed at the independents or main stream publishers, you'll face them. It will be a time when you'll need to know how much of your rights they'll want, and what you're willing to give up, or lose.

Send in your questions and suggestions regarding this topics.  We'll discuss them on our next show. Or respond in our social media.

Want to see samples of simple basic Agreements?  Email us at: and we'll send along a sample or two.

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