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Putting Your Publisher at Risk of a Lawsuit is NO SMALL MATTER!

Putting Your Publisher at Risk of a Lawsuit is NO SMALL MATTER!

“Nobody will know I used that picture…”
“My abusive ex will never know I wrote this book about him…”
“I don’t have any money so nobody would get anything if they sued me…”
“My siblings don’t know about my deceased mom’s manuscript. I’m just going to publish it under my name…”

AND, MANY MORE EXAMPLES!

Amazon Refuses to Reveal Charitable Contributions to Shareholders – In The News – 06/10/2022

Amazon Refuses to Reveal Charitable Contributions to Shareholders – In The News – 06/10/2022

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The Most Watched Defamation Trial EVER – In The News – 05/20/2022

The Most Watched Defamation Trial EVER – In The News – 05/20/2022

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Don’t Write What You Know. Write What You Know Will SELL – In The News – 04/1/2022

Don’t Write What You Know. Write What You Know Will SELL – In The News – 04/1/2022

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