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Author law A to Z; a desktop guide to writers' rights and responsibilities.


Author law A to Z; a desktop guide to writers' rights and responsibilities.

Ed. by Sallie Randolph et al.

Capital Books


350 pages



A-Z legal series


This encyclopedia-like reference informs writers and those in the literary world about laws as they apply to a range of topics relating to writing and publishing. Entry lengths range from a paragraph definition to a few pages of explanation, with some including cases, tips, advice, stories, and sample forms. Examples of topics listed are advances, imprint, kill fee, lyrics, query, and trademark. Subjects are listed alphabetically. The book includes a table of cases, but no bibliography or index. Randolph and the other contributors are attorneys and writers based in the US.

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