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Your Legal Responsibility

Whether or not you include a sign document stating work you submitted is your own original creation you are fully responsible for all submissions submitted by you. You may retract your submission at any time in writing prior to typesetting – once typesetting has commenced a retraction will be billed for all cost of typesetting and removal there of at the then current fees, in addition to a mandatory $750 per hour fee. Full remittance must be received and cleared before retracted work will be removed from anthologies, The Drury Gazette, including all publisher published, author/publisher published and self publishing projects. All submissions are legally bound by book contract or author release form when another contract is not active. Publisher may extend good faith line of credit to author to facilitate author's pursuit of publisher's services if publisher has reason to believe author will honor his/her commitment. All request by author is legally binding unless written statement by publisher states otherwise.

Author's rights to submitted works ONLY reverts back to author if ALL fees have been remitted for services. Publisher will hold ALL rights until author has fulfilled their obligation of payment.

ALL fees are non-cancelable and non-refundable unless stated otherwise in writing. See NOTICE for additional information. All communications are billable at publisher's discretion on an hourly basis and any fraction thereof. WEB PAGE/HOSTING/Digital and Physical STORAGE/PROMOTION/VENDOR FEE: $2 to $20 per day (determined by book file requirements), per title, per binding, per digital file format, and must be paid in full for entire year first week of January annually to avoid penalties. TERMINATION FEE for publisher published, author/publisher published and self-published books is $1500 per title. Books available for resell author wants retired are billed per title, per binding, per digital format. ACCOUNT LATE FEE $35 per month. Your book files will be stored until author request termination 30 days prior to next renewal. There will be NO termination of any title, removal from storage etc., (all rights to author's copyright material remain in the control of said publisher) until author's account is paid up and in good standing. Author is responsible for all collection, litigation, and miscellaneous fees incurred by publisher including but not limited to legal, travel, lodging, and time loss. No prorating whatsoever. LITIGATION: Small Claims Court or Civil or Criminal legation will proceed in publisher's state unless book contract states otherwise; a warrant for author arrest may ensue. Author's delinquency may be reported to Credit Agencies. Author agrees that all factual information related to author's delinquent account in bad standing may be used in a court of law. Information may include name, address, phone number, photo of author, any communications between author and publisher, and account balance in default. NO grammar or printing error in text will be consider grounds to invalidate agreements.

Legal Notice

Cancellation/Refund of Product or Sevice

When Publisher grants cancellation or refund (stated as non cancellation or non refundable) of any anthology/gazette purchase, annual membership or service fee etc.. Publisher does not relinquish any rights whatsoever. Author/buyer agrees to remit to Publisher:

Publisher's current hourly fee and any fraction thereof billable at full hour calculations. In addition to administration fees associated with with such cancellation/refund. Unless cancellation/refund is requested within 3 days of transaction. At which time only actual amount paid may be refunded. Any transaction fees paid by Publisher that are unrecoverable will be subtracted from said cancellation/refund.

Additional Admentment to Contracts

2005 to Present

              Photograph, Video & Voice Recording Author hereby grant permission to the rights of my image, likeness and sound of my voice as recorded on audio or video tape without payment or any other consideration. Author understands that Author image may be edited, copied, exhibited, published or distributed and waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, Author waives any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of Author image or recording. Author also understand that this material may be used in diverse educational settings within an unrestricted geographic area.  

   Photographic, audio or video recordings may be used for the following purposes: conference presentations, educational presentations or courses, informational presentations, on-line educational courses, educational videos, any on-line and off-line promotions, any rights world-wide, and may sell or assign the right to use the images or other materials to third parties.

   Author understands this permission signifies that photographic, video or voice recordings of Author may be electronically displayed via the Internet or in the public and educational setting. Author understand that others, with or without Author consent may use and/or reproduce such photographs and recordings.

   There is no time limit on the validity of this release nor is there any geographic limitation on where these materials may be distributed. Author unequivocally and fully understand that the release is irrevocable.

   This contract applies too photographic, audio or video recordings collected as part of the sessions listed on this document only.

   Author acknowledge that Author has completely read and fully understands and agree to be bound thereby. Author unequivocally and fully understand that contract is irrevocable. Author hereby releases any claims against any person or organization utilizing this material for any purposes.

Author Collateral Security Author hereby agrees upon any actions that any form of Author assets and income will be deemed collateral to satisfy debt, damages, miscellaneous and incurred legal expenses. This includes but not limited to real estate, vehicle(s), welfare, social security, and pensions etc. Author hereby waives all rights to any hardship, arbitration, mediation and trial by jury to ensure swift expeditious settlement. Any monetary compensation awarded via the courts must be remitted in totality within 30 days, no division installments or monthly remittances, accept in accordance to court judgement.

   This Agreement shall be governed by the internal laws of the State of Kentucky as a contract fully executed and to be performed in Kentucky, without regard to conflict of laws rules, and shall bind and benefit the applicable heirs, successors, assigns, and personal representatives of the parties hereto, AUTHOR may not assign this Agreement or any rights or obligations hereunder, by operation of law or any other manner, without the PUBLISHER's prior written consent, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld.

   Author upon written request from Publisher mailed via United States First Class Mail must supply the current legal name and addresses of applicable heirs, successors, assigns, witness of contract signing and personal representatives of the parties. Not providing Publisher with requested information will be deemed breach of contract. Publisher may seek any action against applicable heirs, successors, assigns, witness of contract signing and personal representatives of the parties as if they are Author.

   Author completely acknowledges any books earned royalties in any medium may be indefinitely withheld by Publisher if author breaches contract, account is debited, any action or insinuation that author has misrepresented his/herself until such time Publisher deems appropriate to release any royalties. Should Author status remain unresolved for a period of two years, Publisher may acquisition any earned royalties for time and expenses and seek full reimbursement for services such as typesetting, ISBNs, barcodes etc.   

   Author account not in good standing for any reason by expiration, non renewal, or termination of contract relinquishes any rights to any titles bound by this contract. Publisher will at such time have total and complete copyright ownership to said works. Publisher may edit or modify said works without Author objection, input or written notice.

Author and Publisher Book Marketing Author fully understands that Publisher at no time is obligated to market said book(s) without compensation from said Author. Author is solely responsible for any marketing of books. If Publisher and Author share publication cost of any book Author must demonstrate to Publisher efforts for marketing said titles to obtain reasonable sells to recoup Publisher investment.

   If in Publisher’s discretion a marketing avenue seems viable, Publisher may peruse such marketing and invoice Author for reimbursement of cost without prior written notice. Author will have a minimum of 10 days from receipt of invoice to repay but no more than 30 days unless both parties agree in writing to deferment.