Post Publishing, Prepublishing

The Author and the Copyright

I AM NOT A LAWYER. I hope that's a big enough disclaimer, but basically, I'm going to try to make my understanding of copyright (US-based experience) into a simple post. In the USA, copyright is automatically applied the moment something becomes tangible—written/drawn on paper/computer (stories, song lyrics, pictures), recorded media (tv shows, music). Tangible =… Continue reading The Author and the Copyright

Author Presence, Post Publishing, Prepublishing, Tips & Tricks, Traditional

Short Stories & How to use Them for Marketing

Short stories can serve multiple purposes, and not just those interested in getting into magazines and anthologies. This post is going to walk you through the various things you can accomplish with short stories aside from just publishing them on Amazon. What is a short story? A short story is under 7500 words and can… Continue reading Short Stories & How to use Them for Marketing