Writers, artists and their agents should periodically do a detailed review of their royalty statements. We do it with substantial experience and expertise.
Our clients include the Authors Guild, Writers House and other agencies and authors.
Over the years we have recovered millions of dollars for authors. Are your rates correct? is the reserve for returns too high? are there foreign rights not accounted for? System and human error cause you to receive incorrect royalties. Statements are complex but we understand them because we have reviewed or audited almost all of them at one time or another. We even created some of them. If you don't understand how returns come into the house you will never be able to effectively argue that the reserve is too high and you deserve more of your royalties. If you are unsure about what rates apply to what type of sale, you won't be able to discuss it with your publisher. If you are insecure about what "Net royalties" means, let us help you.
What does it cost? If you are an author, we review your statement, contract and associated documents for $200 per title. Whatever we collect for you from whatever source, is commissionable at 10%. You will know more about your book's results, be assured the numbers are accurate, and more importantly get the funds that you earned.
We can also consult with you on upcoming agreements to be sure you get the best deal possible.
If you are an agent, please contact us for volume rates and monthly consulting fees.