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By Tad Crawford

The authors, either lawyers, draw on their years of expertise at the entrance strains of advocating creators’ rights and financial pursuits to offer readers a accomplished survey of the criminal and enterprise questions dealing with somebody who writes professionally. In transparent, pleasant language, The Writer's criminal Guide explains contemporary alterations in legislation governing digital rights, E-books, reasonable use, and publishing contracts, in order that authors can top shield their pursuits. different chapters cover:

- The legislations of copyright for creators
- step by step copyright registration
- Accounting equipment, record-keeping, taxes, and property planning
- keeping off criminal liability
- Complying with reasonable use guidelines
- utilizing royalty gathering societies
- acquiring permission to exploit quotes
- Negotiating periodical, syndication, movie, tv, play, and audio agreements
- keeping off and resolving company disputes
- Limits of loose expression
- deciding upon self-publication

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