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Kerry Lagan

The Role of the Rights Department in Publishing

The Rights Department is a key important part of the publishing process. And for those of you who might not know, selling rights means selling the ‘right’ to publish our novel in another country or use part of one of our author’s novels for another purpose. This can mean selling translation rights, US rights, audio, large print and even television and film rights.  We aim to get our titles into as many different territories, formats and languages as possible so that our authors are continuing to reach new readers, and we can generate new revenue for our authors.

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