Visual Mindscape: Never Do a Free Option Agreement

free-optionYou’re rarely going to find a more straightforward title than this.  Point taken.

There is rarely ever an exception to never.  Maybe if the producer is your sibling or something.  And that’s it.  Just my sister and my brother and that’s it.  Oh, and I need this.  Just my sister, my brother, this ashtray, this paddle game and this remote control and that’s all I need… and these matches.  My sister, my brother, this ashtray, and these matches, this paddle game and this remote control… and this lamp… (Someone better identify this quote quick or I’ll keep going…)

In all seriousness, the article makes a very clear point about why you should refrain from ever optioning your work for less than a satisfactory amount.  Read on…

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