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Title The writer's legal guide : an authors guild desk reference / Tad Crawford and Kay Murray.
Imprint New York : Allworth Press : Authors Guild, ©2002.


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Edition 3rd ed.
Description 1 online resource (x, 309 pages) : forms
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-302) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Authors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Popular works.
Copyright -- United States -- Popular works.
United States.
Genre Popular works.
Contents The business of writing -- Copyright : gaining and keeping protection -- Copyright : registration and deposit -- Copyright : works made for hire, joint works, and community property -- Copyright : infringement, fair use, and permissions -- Copyright : past and present -- Other rights of the writer -- The limitations on free expression -- The Freedom of Information Act -- Contracts : an introduction -- Negotiating a book contract -- Periodical and syndication contracts -- Film and television contracts and dramatic productions -- Electronic rights, e-books, and audio licenses -- Literary agents and agency agreements -- Collaboration agreements -- Book packagers -- The self-publishing option and subsidy presses -- Taxes : income and expenses -- Taxes : beyond schedule C -- The hobby loss rule -- Estate planning for professional authors -- How to avoid or resolve disputes.
Other Author Murray, Kay.
Other Title Print version: Crawford, Tad, 1946- Writer's legal guide. 3rd ed. New York : Allworth Press : Authors Guild, ©2002 1581152302