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The Writer's Legal Companion 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9780738200316
ISBN: 073820031X
Published: May 1999
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Format: Paperback
Price: £13.99



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 publishers contracts. As important resource for editors, agents, or anyone in print or electronic publishing, this updated third edition of The Writers Legal Companion features essential, irreplacable information. }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 publishers contracts.;As important resource for editors, agents, or anyone in print or electronic publishing, this updated third edition of The Writers 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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Contents:
The Publishing Contract; Publishing in Magazines; Collaboration; 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?; Copyright Formalities; 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