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date: 26 February 2020

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A Dictionary of Publishing
Author(s):

Adrian Bullock,

Chris Jennings,

Nicola Timbrell

Payment against future royalties earned on the sales of an author’s work, usually offered by a publisher once it has agreed to publish the work. An advance sum is usually paid in installments, with the first on signing a contract. Only once the ... ...

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