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A Contract Made Between The Blend and Authors




CONTRACT dated this day of  / / 2019 in which The Blend International  (A Publication by Altair Australia Pty Ltd) agrees with AUTHOR NAME, hereinafter referred to as [Author/Artist], that Author/Artist grants The Blend International the exclusive right for six months from the date of publication to publish the written product, titled “STORY TITLE," and hereinafter referred to as The Work, which will appear in the following publication[s].

  1. electronic: The Blend International
  2. print: The Blend International

In consideration of the above right[s], Author/Artist is to receive the following:

a. payment of AUD$50 (short story)  AUD$5 (poem)upon publication. In addition, Author/Artist will receive one print and one electronic copy of the journal. Paid via PayPal ID ####

The author guarantees that The Work is the Author's own and that the Author has the right to grant the use of it to The Blend International. 

The Blend International will print a copyright notice in Author's name and, if applicable, a publication history along with The Work, but registration with the Copyright Office, if desired, is the Author's responsibility. 

Exclusive rights expire six months after the publication date, which is 00-00-2019. After that, the publication will continue to be published, but the exclusivity of this contract expires.


Author retains all other rights, including the rights to modify or sell The Work, as long as such modification or sale does not abrogate or infringe upon the rights herein purchased by The Blend International. 

This contract shall be issued to the Author in electronic or print version, as appropriate. The terms of the contract shall become binding when the Author responds with words of agreement to the terms of the contract by e-mail, or responds with a signed copy of this contract by postal mail.