Publishing Contract


This contract is between Wildheart Magazine, hereafter referred to as the Publisher, and the author whose name is indicated below. The Author grants permission to include their work, the title of which is entered below, in both print and digital editions of Wildheart Magazine.

Rights Purchased:

The use of the Work by the Publisher entails the assignment of First North American Serial Rights, for publication in the English language anywhere in North America. It is understood and agreed that the Publisher may use this Work only in the above-mentioned magazine. Publisher may also reprint the Work one additional time as part of a collection or anthology.

Author’s Warranties and Indemnities:

The Author warrants that they are the sole author of the Work, that the Work is original and unpublished, and no one has reserved the rights granted in this agreement. To the best of the Author’s knowledge, it does not infringe any third party’s copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights, does not contain any libelous material, and nor does it violate any third party’s right of privacy or publicity. If the Author is found to be in willful breach of any of these representations and warranties, they agree to indemnify Wildheart Magazine for any and all costs and expenses resulting from that breach.

No Competing Publication:

The Author agrees not to publish or permit others to publish this work in any form prior to its publication and appearance in the magazine and for the first 120 days after its appearance.

Changes in Text or Title:

The publisher will make no major alterations of the Work’s text or title without the Author’s written approval. The Publisher reserves the right to make copy-editing changes.


The Publisher agrees to list a proper copyright notice for the work in the name of the Author on the first page of the published story.