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This just gets funnier and funnier
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Worst. Contract. Ever. And I'm including that one I read from Amazon. 
 
As a follow-up to yesterday's post, I got my hands on a contract from Alibi, Hydra's sibling imprint, which by all indications uses the same boilerplate contract. I review the contract, and the review comes down to OMG RUN AWAY SO FAST. Random House should be ashamed to offer this contract to people. 

http://whatever.scalzi.com/2013/03/06/a-contract-from-alibi
Disclosure: I publish with Random House's German science fiction imprint, Heyne. They have been wonderful to work with and have always treated me well, contractually and otherwise. Additional note: I ...
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This explains a lot to me. 
 
"The Deadline God" by *wylielise  http://bit.ly/YoF0EU

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14,296 - I can totally do better. 
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Random House update their Hydra, Alibi and Loveswept contracts - http://www.atrandom.com/eoriginals/index.php I can't wait to hear what +John Scalzi thinks about this. 
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I'll admit I am confused by the line "The term “profit” will be defined as net sales revenue minus deductions as follows". 
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We're raising money to fight cancer! I'm hoping for nano-mechs which actively go around and engage in hand-to-hand combat with cancer cells, but that stuff's 'spensive, you know? Chip in a couple of dollars! If we get enough maybe we can also work on a shrink ray so YOU could pilot the mech! 
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Yay, it's almost October 19!
 
Thurs. Day. Night!
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It took me 45 minutes to vote for 8 songs. I didn't risk voting for the last 2 because I would have run out of time. 
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First time the Onion has made me cry
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Historical Romance and Science Fiction Writer, long-suffering parent & court clerk
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Historical Romance and Science Fiction Writer, photographer and Masterchef addict.
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Made it into - and through - the RWA 5 Day Intensive Manuscript Development Workshop!
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