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Publishing Services, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 @ 1 p.m. EST

Publishing Services: the Good, the Bad, & the Ugly [Live Workshop] Self-publishing is a business. It is really no different from traditional publishing. Everything that the Big Five publishing houses do to bring a book to market must be done by you in your self-publishing business, plus some. Traditional publishers don’t write the books they

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Publishing Services

Upcoming Workshops

Fair Use Update: Changes You Need to Know

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

1 p.m. Eastern

Tax Time! Bookkeeping for Creatives

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

1 p.m. Eastern

Using Pen Names: Practical & Privacy Considerations

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

1 p.m. Eastern

Now Available: Workshop Replays and Document Downloads

Artist’s Contracts

Sell Your Work, Not Your Rights: Artists’ Contracts [Workshop Replay with Two Form Agreements] The art world is not particularly protective of artists. It’s unregulated. It lacks transparency. In reality, the art world exploits artists. It is up to artists to protect themselves. One way to do that is be knowledgeable about and use good

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Artist’s Contracts

Book Covers: Tips, Trends & Traps

Book Covers: Tips, Trends, and Traps to Avoid for Better Book Sales [Workshop Replay] You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. That’s what your book cover is —  a first impression for your potential readers. A good book cover generates sales. It tells the story of your book. It makes

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Book Covers: Tips, Trends & Traps

Estate Planning

No Excuses: Estate Planning for Creatives [Workshop Replay] The visual artist Harriet Schorr once said, “Dead artists leave two bodies: their own, and a body of work.” There’s not much you can do about the first, but you can take control of the second. And the sooner you tend to the needs of your creative

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Estate Planning
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Memoir: How to Minimize Risk

How to Minimize Risk When Writing Memoir [Workshop Replay] Memoir – the decision to write one is hard. The decision to publish it can be harder. It’s a common problem in memoir, writers upsetting their lovers, friends, family, and even business partners by retelling a story in a way that not everyone remembers. Or by

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Memoir: How to Minimize Risk

Short Online Literary Works

Copyright Protection for Short Online Literary Works [Replay] Sharing creative work online is how authors, artists, and creative businesses market their work. It is how audiences are built. Audiences that turn into customers. Businesses call it content marketing. Creative professionals call it platform building. Do you share your written work online? On your blog, in

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Short Online Literary Works
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