Audiobook Contract - Tokybook - Kristy Wagner
Audiobook Publishing Agreement between Melissa Sturn and Tokybook.Com
This agreement is made between Tan Thanh (email: [email protected]) a representative of Tokybook.Com, Tokybook.Com (“the Publisher”) and Kristy Wagner (email: [email protected]) a representative of Kristy Wagner, narrator (“the Narrator”) for audiobook publication services.
1. Right to Represent
The Narrator agrees to allow the Publisher an exclusive right to publish and sell rights to Butterfly Effect, an audio recording of a work in the public domain or to which the Publisher can confirm that they hold publishing rights, as an audiobook produced by the Narrator via distribution channels available through Tokybook.
The Narrator agrees that the recording to be published is solely owned by the Publisher or that the Narrator has secured the rights from the rightful owner for the performance that has been submitted to the Publisher. The Narrator shall hold harmless, indemnify and defend the Publisher from any and all actions, legal and otherwise, resulting from the publishing of the material provided by the Narrator. The copyright to the recording remains with the Narrator, along with the right to publish this recording in any medium other than as an audiobook. This agreement is exclusive to the recording of the title named above, in Section 1.
The Publisher may accept or reject the recording for publication at the Publisher's sole discretion. The Publisher agrees to notify the Narrator of a decision by the Publisher to reject the recording for publication within 30 days of the Narrator's submission of the recording to the Publisher for publication.
4. Independent Contractor Status
- The Narrator is an independent contractor of the Publisher. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed to create the relationship of employer and employee.
- The Narrator shall not be entitled to worker's compensation, retirement, insurance or other benefits afforded to employees of the Publisher.
The Publisher agrees to pay the Narrator twenty percent (20%) of the monthly royalty paid to the Publisher earned from the recording published by Tokybook. The Narrator will receive a copy of the royalty report pertaining to the title and payment from the Publisher within ten (10) days of receipt of payment by the Publisher from Tokybook ( From 20th to the end of the month).
6. Termination of Agreement
This agreement will remain in effect and the Publisher, or heirs of the Publisher, will continue royalty payments at the agreed percentage to the Narrator until Tokybook stop publishing the book.