Copyright: What Every Author Needs to Know
By Helen Sedwick on BookWorks (5/24/16) – Many writers assume their biggest risk is getting sued for defamation. Not so. Every year hundreds of thousands of books are published, but they trigger only a handful of defamation suits. But tens of thousands of writers will have signed away their copyright without knowing it.
Over the next few posts, I will help writers understand what they own and how to share their work without losing their rights. Words are our stock-in-trade, our intellectual property. With a little understanding, writers will be better prepared to protect that property just like they protect their cars and their homes.
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5 Ways Independent Authors Can Advocate for Themselves
The List Where Indies Count
If you’re a regular IndieReader, then you’re familiar with our bestseller list, compiled on Sunday for Monday’s post, culled from The New York Times, USA Today and Amazon. Looking for something to great to read this weekend? Look no further than this week’s list.