Category Archives: PubLaw

Copyright Registration – In the Contract and Beyond

By Susan Spann Today, we’ll continue the #PubLaw guest series on Copyright in the Contract with a look at copyright registration. As I mentioned in last month’s post (you can read it HERE), copyright protection is automatic and attaches to … Continue reading

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Do You Own Your Copyrights?

by Susan Spann Last month, I kicked off a new #PubLaw guest series here at Writers in the Storm with a brief look at copyright law and the rights it covers. When authors learn that copyright protection is automatic and … Continue reading

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Do You Know Your (Copy) Rights?

by Susan Spann Writers In The Storm is delighted to welcome back Susan as she kicks off her new series on copyright and rights clauses in publishing contracts. Note: As always, Susan is open for questions down in the comments! … Continue reading

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A Heiry—and Sometimes Relative—Writing Problem

By Susan Spann For the past few months, my guest posts here at Writers in the Storm have taken a look at different aspects of the author estate plan. This month, we’ll finish the series with a problem every author … Continue reading

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Trust The Process: Literary Executors, Part 2

By Susan Spann Last month, my guest blog here at Writers in the Storm looked at some of the duties a literary executor performs [But What Does a Literary Trustee DO? (Part 1)] in the course of his or her duties. … Continue reading

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But What Does a Literary Trustee DO? (Part 1)

Today Writers in the Storm welcomes back guest blogger Susan Spann, as she continues her PubLaw series about your literary estate. If you’ve missed her previous instructive posts in this series, click on the title:  How to Choose a Literary … Continue reading

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How to Choose a Literary Executor

Hey, all just a quick update: The person who won an LWA online class is ——- Selena Fulton  CONGRATULATIONS !!!! Please email Margie::::: address is:  margie (at) margielawson(dot) com Sorry to step in, Susan – go for it! by Susan Spann Last … Continue reading

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