My friend author Katrina Ramos Atienza wrote a post about her struggle to get her publishing rights back for 4 of her published books. (See external link for the post.)
I know that you'll think this will never happen to you. I hope it won't. I hope that your publisher will take care of you, even when what you write is no longer "uso" and make sure that the story that they bought all the rights to is marketed and sells well. Whether they are friendly in person or not does not matter -- business is business. Sana ay lagi kang maging good business decision for them.
Sana. Nasa iyo naman ang decision eh. Wala namang pilitan sa publishing.
BINABASA MO ANG
Publishing and Self-publishing: Advice for WritersNon-Fiction
[FILIPINO/ENGLISH] Advice for writers based on my experience self-publishing (more than 20 novels as of now) and traditional publishing (more than 10 novels with a traditional publisher, and consulting for other fellow authors). Read and learn, but...