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Category Archives: Law For Writers

Mail Call: Copyright Law For Your Nonfiction Book, Novel, Story, Or Poems

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Do I need to copyright my novel, nonfiction book, short story, essay, or poems by registering them with the Copyright Office (Library of Congress) before submitting to literary agents or literary journals and magazines for publication? Whew! That was a mouthful—a question that’s as unruly as its answer. Copyright law can be about as simple… Continue Reading

Taxes For Creative Writers: What Expenses Can You Write Off?

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It’s tax time again—and Uncle Sam is breaking out his museum-quality archival gloves and prepping his list of people to audit. And while we’re not accountants, we thought we could offer a few tips and answer some pressing questions about how creative writers can prepare their taxes. Let’s start with the big question first. When… Continue Reading

When Your Literary Agent Is Also Your Publisher

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There’s something new going on in the literary world these days: Some literary agencies are starting up their own publishing divisions. If a literary agent can’t sell a client’s book (or if a client’s book goes out of print), a literary agent can then help his or her client to keep the book on the market… Continue Reading



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