Writer's Legal Companion The Complete Handbook for the Working Writer
Edition: 3rd (Revised)
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Description: For most writers, negotiating the legal maze of publishing is as challenging as getting their words in print. This comprehensive guide offers writers solid advice on all aspects of publishing law. Candid and readable, it cover everything from copyrights and taxes to libel laws, subsidiary rights, and the obscure clauses in publisher’s contracts. As important resource for editors, agents, or anyone in print or electronic publishing, this updated third edition of The Writer’s Legal Companion features essential, irreplacable information on: publishing contracts, good and bad clauses libel, slander, and invasion of privacy issues electronic rights conditions the business of publishing, including marketing and selling books magazine publishing collaboration and agents’ agreements federal income tax considerations for freelance writers copyright legalities Whether you write an occasional magazine article or publish a new book every year, The Writers Legal Companion will save you time, and reduce you anxiety over the business of publishing.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $21.00
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 10/20/1998
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|The Publishing Contract|
|Introduction: About Contracts and Intimidation|
|In Conclusion: a Little General Advice|
|Publishing in Magazines|
|The Legal Relationship Between Writer and Agent|
|Watch Your Words: The Confusing Law of Defamation|
|The Right to Be Left Alone: Protecting Privacy and Publicity|
|What is Copyright?|
|How to Protect Your Copyright|
|Tax and the Freelance Writer|
|Legal Resources for the Writer|
|The Author and the Business of Publishing|
|New Information Technologies and the Author|
|a Glossary of Publishing Terms|