Negotiating Skills & Writers’ Rights

Milt Toby

Milt Toby has been writing about Thoroughbred racing for more than 40 years. His eight nonfiction books include national award winners Dancer’s Image: The Forgotten Story of the 1968 Kentucky Derby and Noor: A Champion Thoroughbred’s Unlikely Journey from California to Kentucky. His current book project, Taking Shergar: The Remarkable Story of Horse Racing’s Most Famous Cold Case, is based on an award-winning longform magazine article. It tells the story of a famous stallion stolen and held for ransom at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Vice President of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and an attorney, Milt often speaks to writers’ groups about copyright, publishing contracts, and other legal issues affecting writers.


  • Meets On:
        Saturday, December 2
  • Address:
    251 West Second St.
    Lexington, KY,
    40507
  • Cost:
    $30

With Milt Toby.

Writers understand the importance of negotiating favorable terms before signing a publishing contract, but few understand how the process actually works. Part science, part art, negotiating is a skill that can be learned. Join attorney Milt Toby, Vice President of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and learn the basics of negotiation and authors’ rights. [ALL LEVELS] [ONE-TIME CLASS] [NEW!]