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To #Copyright or Not? Legal Nightmares of #Authordom

To #Copyright or Not? Legal Nightmares of #Authordom

To Copyright or Not? Legal Nightmares of Authordom   reblogged from M. Pax Have you officially copyrighted your work? I ask because it’s an issue I’m still debating for the work I publish myself.   Recently I read this horror story http://blog.triciadrammeh.com/2013/08/09/this-latest-disaster/ So definitely if I ever go through a publisher, I will copyright my work independently and officially through the US Copyright Office. I’ve heard other horror stories from writers we know in bloggyland — one whose publisher folded and … Read entire article »

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Where to check if a book is copyrighted

Where to check if a book is copyrighted

Where to check if a book is copyrighted Sometimes, we need to use work from other writers, often work available online. Yet, in order to do so, it is essential to ensure that no copyright infringement is taking place. For the lucky ones, the work figures on a website or a blog where contact details are available and it is possible to contact the copyright holder through the site or blog. Unfortunately, it is not always the case … Read entire article »

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Content Writers Freelancers Rights

Content Writers Freelancers Rights

Our previous entry on Electronic rights was aimed at rights for books, not for content written by freelancers. As content in increasingly king on the net, the value of content is rising. Yet, many freelancers do not know how to negotiate their rights and end up losing out on substantial revenue. Below are the extracts pertaining to electronic rights as published in a brilliant article available here that explains in extenso all the parts of a publishing … Read entire article »

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What to do in case of Copyright infringement?

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Copyrights – Economic Rights – Part 1 – Print Rights

Copyrights – Economic Rights – Part 1 – Print Rights

For more info on copyrights issues : Literary Law Guide For Authors Moral rights are all nice and important but they do not pay the bill. So let’s have a look at the economic rights: a. Print rights b. Electronic rights c. Translation rights d. Screen, stage and broadcasting rights e. Merchandising rights Today, we will look at the Print Rights. This seems to be an easy enough task. Basically, by signing away the print rights, the author grants the publisher the right to … Read entire article »

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