“A treasure trove of relevant information for industry professionals, new publishers, and indie authors.” —Kevin J. Anderson, #1 international bestselling author and publisher of WordFire Press
In The Law (in Plain English)® for Publishers, Leonard DuBoff and Amanda Bryan tackle the many legal considerations of the publishing world. Both new and seasoned publishers and industry professionals will find the information they need as the authors break down the intricacies of the business in thorough yet concise explanations. Chapters cover important topics such as:
Privacy, defamation, and other content issues Copyright basics, protection, and infringement Negotiating with authors and literary agents Contract terms Books in the digital age Publishing as a business Tax considerations.
An indispensable reference, The Law (in Plain English)® for Publishers belongs on the shelves of all publishers, industry professionals, and enterprising authors.
The Law (in Plain English) for Publishers written by Leonard D. Duboff and Amanda Bryan is a great tool. In fact, it covers basic law knowledge and law principles to publishers. These materials are necessary to know when handling work in this area. Publishing work is a major process. Many will try to get away with things and that’s why it’s necessary to know what to look for and how to handle things as they pop up. What’s right and what is not allowed is common knowledge that is mandatory. It would be hard to publish works from a writer without it. The book went over the laws as most lawyers would. Then, it would digest each segment into plain English for the rest of us, readers. Overall, it covered what was needed and is a good read for those going for this field of work.