As a translator, you have certain rights in accordance with UNESCO`s recommendation on the legal protection of translators and translations and practical ways to improve the status of translators. Here we`ll take a look at why you need a what you need to include, and our best tips to get your contract exactly correctly. Whichever way you want to negotiate it, you need to make your terms clear. Don`t run the risk of missing a potentially lucrative contract using vague language when it comes to your payment terms. Disclaimer: This does not constitute legal advice. Please get appropriate advice for your situation. If you are responsible for translating a book into another language, you can track royalties beyond your rights. You may even consider waiving the royalty for a greater distribution of royalties on all sales of your translated works.