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December 4th, 2006, 03:27 AM
I am doing an illustration at the moment, and have just gotten a contract. I would like to ask the writer to get commissions from every book sold, in percentage.
I am pretty sure this is common practice, however I do not know how much exactly. Please, would you advise me of the acceptable rates?
December 4th, 2006, 08:33 AM
Is the writter offering you a decent base rate? Because royalties are a pain in the butt, they require that someone audits the sales OR that you trust the writter/publisher blindly. If you are just starting, it's usually not worth the trouble to ask for royalties.
December 4th, 2006, 10:27 AM
Well...the base rate is not crazy high, the job is pencil drawings 8.5" by 5.5"
and it is 75$ per drawing...so i thought to ask for royalties.
I thought perhaps just make the calculations every year, or something, shouldn't be that hard, should it?
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