This introduction to rights course details the process, the players, the opportunities and the traps to avoid in the world of rights trading. Selling rights for your books in other languages and other territories is a fantastic way to increase revenue without creating new books: authors love it, it’s great to export a bit of Irish culture and always good to make contacts and friends around the world. Buying rights is the other side of the coin, allowing you to publish a book without having to build it from the ground up!
While the pandemic has had a significant impact, rights are still being sold for all types of books. The O’Brien Press has been trading rights for over 40 years, and Ivan O’Brien has represented the company at dozens of bookfairs. This introduction to rights course details the process, the players, the opportunities and the traps to avoid in the world of rights trading.
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