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Extract from an article by Writer and Lawyer Helen Sedgwick:
What is the worst mistake an indie author can make?
A bad book cover? A poorly edited manuscript? A hokey website?
No. It’s losing control over your work.legal terms
Pause and Read the Fine Print
Your work is valuable property, just like your car or home. You wouldn’t hand over your car keys to a stranger you met on the internet. You wouldn’t let someone with a slick website move into your guest room. Yet, every day, writers click ACCEPT to contracts with self-publishing companies that take too much control over the author’s work.
Why? Because they can’t bring themselves to read the fine print.
If you are like most people, online contracts with all those legal terms look like 5000 words run through a blender. My goal is to show you where and what to look for, so you can…
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