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Take Back Your Book: An Author’s Guide to Rights Reversion and Publishing on Your Terms

A Non-Fiction Guide for Writers

About the Book

Revive your book from the bottom of the charts with rights reversion.

Have you sold your book to a publisher, but years later it’s not selling the way you want? Are you frustrated with their lack of marketing and little to no royalty payments?

It’s time to take back your book rights.

This guide will give you the knowledge and confidence to get your book rights reverted and how to place it in front of new readers, on your terms.

In this book you’ll find:

• The basics of rights reversion
• What to do with your book after reversion
• How to re-publish your book
• Long-term considerations for your author business and backlist
• Stories from authors successfully reverting and republishing their books

You will always be your book’s biggest champion. Don’t condemn it to years of neglect at someone else’s hands. Take back your rights and make them work for you for years to come.

Buy the Book


Do you want to take back control of your book? If you’ve licensed rights to your book or intellectual property and you’re not seeing the results you want, this book is for you.

“Take Back Your Book” is a super comprehensive guide that takes you from initial reversion request all the way through to retrieving your rights, the decisions you need make, future options, self-publishing and beyond. Written with humor, honesty and a wealth of experience, this is a must read for anyone wanting to take back their book rights.

Sacha Black bestselling author of fantasy and nonfiction for writers

In “Take Back Your Book: An Author’s Guide to Rights Reversion and Publishing on Your Terms,” Katlyn Duncan offers encouraging and empowering advice for authors who find themselves with underperforming backlist or the rights to their previously published books. A must-read for writers who are considering taking back the power with their book rights and careers.

Katie L. Carroll Award-winning author of the YA fantasy Elixir Chronicles series, MG adventure Pirate Island, picture book The Bedtime Knight

An indispensable resource for authors pre- or post-publication, or anyone determined to take control of their author career. Katlyn Duncan delivers invaluable information and testimonials in an easy to understand and apply manner.

Julie Zantopoulos, fantasy author of A Curse in Ash

In “Take Back Your Book,” Katlyn Duncan tackles a subject that is vastly under-discussed yet highly valuable to any author who has either signed, or is looking to sign, the rights of their work to a publisher.

Woven with invaluable first-hand experience from someone who has been through the process of working out what the next steps are with their book, as well as anecdotes and interviews from a number of other authors, this book stands as the ultimate guide to empowering yourself to claim back your work and figure out your next steps to publishing domination.

Daniel Willcocks, international bestselling author and author coach

The Details

Published: August 26, 2021
Publisher: Silent Storm Publishing
Pages: 154
Formats: EbookPaperbackHardcoverAudiobook
ISBN-13: 978-1-954559-10-3 ASIN: B098B8DKYY
Genres & Tropes
Nonfiction, Writing Craft, Authorship, Publishing