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Friday February 19, 2021

5 Ways to Optimize Your Audio Fiction Contract

As scripted audio content like podcasts continue to present more opportunities to writers, the WGA Audio Alliance, a working group of Guild members, put together “5 Way to Optimize Your Audio Fiction Contract,” an educational resource guide for writers.

DOWNLOAD: “5 Ways to Optimize Your Audio Fiction Contract” (PDF)

While working with an agent or entertainment lawyer is the best way to ensure that you get the contract you want, every writer should still empower themselves with the knowledge they need to be active participants in the negotiations process. This Guide provides some basics to get you started. (And if you don’t have representation, don’t worry! The Guild is here to help. To have your contract reviewed confidentially, email WGAE Internal Organizer Ani Quigley at

In the Guide, you’ll find ways to:

  1. Identify Your Deal Structure
  2. Learn How Copyright Works
  3. Ask Essential Questions
  4. Clarify Important Deal Items like payment, revision process, timeline, and more
  5. Ask For What You Want

Learn more about the WGA Audio Alliance at


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