SAMPLE FREELANCE WRITER AGREEMENT
This agreement (the "Agreement") is entered into by ___________________ ("Writer"),
and __________________________ ("Newspaper").
In consideration of the mutual covenants made herein, the parties agree as follows:
Parties. Writer is engaged in the business of writing articles and other materials on a
freelance basis. Newspaper is engaged in the business of newspaper publication.
Relationship. The parties expressly agree and acknowledge that the relationship created
by this Agreement is one of Independent Contractor. Newspaper is not the employer of
Writer, and Writer is not, and will not be treated as, an employee of Newspaper for
federal tax purposes, or any other purposes.
Contract Period. This agreement will begin on the date set forth below and shall continue
until terminated as provided by either party. If either party violates a term of this Agreement,
then the other party (the "Non-breaching Party") may terminate this Agreement, effective