Manuscript Terms and Conditions

The Author hereby states that the Work submitted to Whispering Angel Books is free and clear of any counts of libel, plagiarism, breach of privacy or misrepresentation of facts. The Author also states that the Work, if biographical or "as told to the Author" is, to the best of the Author's knowledge, factual and true. The Author agrees to pay Whispering Angel Books' legal fees and any resulting judgment against Whispering Angel Books if legal action arises from any known or unknown libel, plagiarism, breach of privacy or misrepresentation of facts, whether known or unknown by the author, medical and/or legal damages, copyright infringement or any other legal dispute related to the authenticity, character or content of the Author's books.

The Author hereby states that the Work does not infringe on the privacy of any third party; that he or she is owner of any trademarks and/or trade names associated with the Work; that the Work does not constitute obscenity, hate literature or illegal content and that the author has the right to enter into this Agreement.

The Author states that the Work is not currently in the public domain and that the Author is the sole owner and copyright holder of the work, with full power to enter into this contract. The Author states that if the Work has previously been published in any part that author currently holds all copyrights to the Work and that the author is legally permitted to enter into this agreement.

The Author releases Whispering Angel Books from any responsibilities relating to any legal actions incurred by the contents of the Work or the Author.

Author agrees to not enter into any agreements with any person, firm or corporation that will conflict with the rights granted to Whispering Angel Books as stated in this contract without first terminating Author's contract with Whispering Angel Books.

The Author agrees to submit Work according to Whispering Angel Books' specifications.

If, during the existence of this Agreement any entity makes unauthorized use of the author's Work, it is the sole responsibility of the author to take legal action as may be required to restrain such wrong or to seek damages and the author shall bear all costs and expenses and, subsequently, the Author shall keep all remunerations resulting from the legal actions.

The author is responsible for keeping Whispering Angel Books current on any and all email address and mailing address changes. Whispering Angel Books will be forced to terminate an author's contract without notice if the author does not respond to Whispering Angel Books' communications.

Whispering Angel Books acquires first North American publication rights for the manuscript in all forms.  The standard contract of the publisher will govern production, distribution, and royalties. Whispering Angel Books cannot consider manuscript revisions during the course of the contest. The winner will have an opportunity to revise before publication.

The decisions of Whispering Angel Books as to eligibility are final. The publishers reserve the right to exclude any manuscript for any reason. All entry fees for any excluded manuscript will be refunded. 

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