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Copyright Part 2: Registration

In my previous post, I summarized some of the benefits of registering copyright for your work. Those benefits are largely monetary and applicable mostly in the event you take legal action against copyright infringers. Berne convention countries do not require … Continue reading

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Copyright primer for indie and self-published authors

As a former librarian, I thought I was well-versed in Canadian copyright law but knowing what you can and can’t reproduce is only half the story. As authors we have to worry about defending ourselves from accusations of plagiarism, or … Continue reading

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Making the Publishing Choice

At some point, an independent author needs to decide whether to go the traditional publishing route, or try their hand at self-publishing. For me, my initial decision to go with a publisher was an easy one. Getting an “acceptance” letter … Continue reading

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