Mishmashers Publishing appreciates your interest in publication!

  • In consideration of the publication of your previously unpublished Contribution, we ask to be granted exclusive English language First North American Serial Rights (FNASR) and electronic rights for 6 months after initial publication and the continued option to host the story in our archive thereafter.
  • In consideration of the reprinting of your Contribution, we ask you to grant us non-exclusive English language print rights and the continued option to host the story in our archive thereafter.
  • Said agreements are not a transfer of copyright. All rights not expressly consented by you in this agreement stay with you. We will not assign or in any way transfer this contract or the rights granted by it to another person or entity.

   In exchange for your collaboration, you will receive a monetary compensation from Mishmashers Publishing in the form of a one-time payment, made by electronic transfer (PayPal), of which will be specified in the acceptance email and agreed upon prior to publication on the website.

   You and Mishmashers Publishing agree as follows:

   Author Photo & Biography

   You grant Mishmashers Publishing the right to use your name, image, likeness, and biographical material for all advertising, promotion, and other use of the Contribution. We will use only the name, image, likeness, and biographical material provided and approved by you.

   Edits/Rewrites

   Per agreement, established in our correspondence, Mishmashers Publishing is authorized to edit the Contribution for style, usage, and felicity.

   Exclusivity

   You agree not to publish or permit others to publish this Work in any form prior to its publication and appearance on Mishmashers Publishing, nor until six months (or one year, dependent on contract) after publication. Failure to abide by clause will forfeit future participation in Mishmashers. Mishmashers may waiver clause dependent on prior written notice and / or circumstance.

   Warranties and Indemnifications

   You warrant to Mishmashers Publishing as follows:

i.) You are the sole author of the Contribution;

ii.) you are the owner of all the rights granted to Mishmashers Publishing hereunder and have full power to enter this agreement and to make the grants herein contained;

iii) that the Contribution is original and any prior publication of the Contribution in whole or in part has been fully disclosed to Mishmashers Publishing;

iv.) to the best of your knowledge the Contribution does not infringe upon any copyright or upon any other proprietary or personal right of any person, firm or corporation.

   You will indemnify Mishmashers Publishing against any loss, injury, or damage finally sustained in a court of law in connection with or in consequence to an intentional breach of one or more of the foregoing warranties.

Agreement Governance

Regardless of its place of execution, this agreement shall be interpreted under the laws of the State of Illinois.