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      Copyright Basics for Writers
      9 Things Every Writer MUST Know About the Law
      Writing About Real People and Places
      Using Other People's Words
      Get it in Writing: Publishing, Agency, and Co-Author Agreements (coming soon)

Teleseminars are simply seminars held via a conference call line with a regular phone. After registering, you will receive a call-in number and passcode along with your seminar materials. All teleseminars run for 50-60 minutes.

Registration is limited to 10 participants for each class. All others can be added to a waiting list. Register early to reserve your space. You may cancel at any time before the date of the seminar and receive a full refund less a $5.00 processing fee.

Nationally recognized publishing law attorney, writer, and speaker, Tonya M. Evans-Walls, presents lively and informative teleseminars on various topics of interest to writers, literary agents, publishers and other industry professionals at a fraction of the cost of a legal consultation - only $30.

Don't leave legal issues to chance or to misinformation. Get the facts about copyright, the rights of publicity and privacy, trademark, publishing and agency agreements, and more.

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December 7, Noon EST
$30

 


 

9 Things Every Writer MUST Know About the Law

After listening to this audio, you will know the the difference between a copyright, trademark, and patent (also known as forms of intellectual property), what a copyright is and what can and cannot be copyrighted, what steps you have to take to copyright and register your work, why registering your work with a writer's guild is not the same as registering with the Copyright Office, what the poor man's copyright is and why it is really a myth, when in the writing process you should register your work, how much of other people's work you may quote without permission, how to mention real people and places in your work, and what contracts you must have in place if you want to publish your own work.

December 14, Noon EST
$30

 


 

Writing About Real People and Places

Learn how to mention famous and not-so-famous people in your work, how to refer to actual places to authenticate your story line, and how to successfully navigate the laws with respect to the rights of publicity & privacy, trademark law, and more.

 

 

December 21st, Noon EST
$30

 


 

Using Other People's Words

Find out the difference between public domain, fair use, and how to obtain permissions when necessary. This is an important seminar for all creative people who use other copyrighted works in their own. All participants receive a work-for-hire agreement in the seminar materials.

 
 
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