So many wonderful authors, publishers, and people just interested in the book industry have written numerous guides, case studies, and resources to help others interested in writing and publishing. Sometimes the best way to share resources is via lists, like my post 7 Strategies and 110 Tools to Help Indie Authors Find Readers and Reviewers. With that in mind, here are links … [Read more...] about By the Numbers: 189+ Tips and Tricks on How to Write, Edit, Market, and Sell Your Books
Guest Post: Can Copyrights Be Inherited?
By Josh T. In the United States, a writer’s work is automatically copyrighted under their ownership once it’s in consumable form. The copyright lasts as long as the writer is alive and 70 years after their death whether it’s published or not, which is more than enough to establish someone’s claim to a work. What happens with a writer’s intellectual property after they’re … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Can Copyrights Be Inherited?
Legal Considerations for Authors
For writers and publishers, there are a lot of interesting things to consider when it comes to the law. For writers looking to go the traditionally published route, there's a lot to keep in mind contract-wise, including, according to Kristine Kathryn Rusch, control, fairness, and clout. She explains that you want as much control over your project as possible, though some … [Read more...] about Legal Considerations for Authors
Indie Authors: Legal Considerations
As an indie author, there are a lot of things to take into consideration. In addition to all the things that go along with being a writer (writing, editing, etc.), authors have to be aware of all the business and legal sides. Forming an LLC Indie authors tend to work more like a business, and for good reason. According to Scott De Buitléir on The Huffington Post, writers … [Read more...] about Indie Authors: Legal Considerations
Indie Authors: Know Your Rights
Writing and publishing books can be so much more than simply put a print and ebook out. As indie authors, you have rights to your intellectual property, and you can, to quote The Creative Penn, "exploit" them. Orna Ross said on The Creative Penn that "indie authors can sell rights themselves. The book is just a starting point." Here are a few rights to consider selling … [Read more...] about Indie Authors: Know Your Rights
E-Book Review: The Condor Song
Before I start this review I have an exciting announcement: For every book of The Condor Song purchased on Amazon on July 1, the author Darryl Nyznyk will donate $1 to The Sierra Club. So buy your copy on Monday, July 1! I had the great pleasure of receiving an advance reading copy of best selling author Darryl Nyznyk’s third novel, The Condor Song. The book is a novel of … [Read more...] about E-Book Review: The Condor Song
Other Self-Publishing Tips
Self-publishing can be a challenge. To do it successfully, you basically run the business of you. Below are some additional things, aside from the writing, editing, marketing, and conversion, to keep in mind. … [Read more...] about Other Self-Publishing Tips