Standard Contributor's Agreement


You agree to contribute an original piece of writing or work of art. No creation exhibiting any level of plagiarism will be accepted for publication under any circumstance.  You warrant that to the best of your knowledge the Work does not violate or infringe any copyright, trademark, contract or proprietary rights of others, or contain anything libelous or defamatory, and you agree to indemnify and hold FIN Press harmless against any final judgment resulting from the falsity of the foregoing warranties.

Rights Granted and Reserved

FIN Press claims First North American Serial Rights only (exclusive first publication of the Work in a print book or magazine).

For a period of one (1) year from the date of the contractual agreement, the Work can be published on FIN Press's website and/or any other digital format necessary for promotion. This includes but is not limited to: the Internet, electronic download, social media, etc.

FIN Press will only sell the Work as the original print publication. No other alterations or editions will be made for sale without the creator's permission. 

You will retain copyright to the material. FIN Press only asks for credit for the first publication of the work if other publications arise.

Editorial Changes

FIN Press may revise, edit, condense, or otherwise alter the Work, and may code the work in HTML as needed for Web presentation. FIN Press will make NO substantive changes in text, title or graphic content without your permission.


There will be no monetary compensation for any work published either in print or digital form by FIN Press. Furthermore, reader copies will not be provided to all creators within the given Work. There will only be a sole reader copy provided to the school or organization for review upon publication less other severe revisions are needed.

What All of That Means

FIN Press just wants to publish your original work, but after we do, it's all yours. All we ask is that you mention our name when you become big and famous someday! We are a small company of three people who have other jobs and families. We don't have the means to pay you for your creations. We wish we could though! It's all about good intentions, right? We will proudly share your work with the world. Thank you for believing as much in our work as we do in yours.