Work Made For Hire Agreement

Graphic Designer and Author Agreement between AUTHOR NAME, herein referred to as AUTHOR, and ARTIST NAME herein referred to as GRAPHIC DESIGNER, agree that AUTHOR has exclusive rights to cover design for 'BOOK NAME'.

AUTHOR may have exclusive rights to cover design (offline or online) in order to publish, print, republish, reprint and use the designs for any purpose at any time to include publishing, promoting, advertising and merchandising provided GRAPHIC DESIGNER receives credit for design when printed in a publication (article, book, eBook, newsletter, small credit must be included “Cover Design by ARTIST NAME”, not required when posting unpublished areas online, such as forums).

If AUTHOR’s work is transferred to any publisher at any time, AUTHOR may transfer design rights to publisher under same conditions AUTHOR agreed to, provided GRAPHIC DESIGNER is notified of rights transfer. AUTHOR may not transfer or sell rights to anyone else without direct permission from GRAPHIC DESIGNER.  GRAPHIC DESIGNER will not allow anyone else to publish or use the design or any portions thereof for any purpose

This is the entire agreement between the parties, and the same may only be modified by a writing executed by the parties hereto.

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