Published on December 2, 2022
copyrights, legal, libel, traditional publishing
MORE: CNN accused of violating copyrights on 120 songs!; Outstanding charity is providing books for refugee children in Ukraine!; NYC Book publishing and book selling jobs plummeted 56% in 10 years; Copyright dogfight over Top Gun: Maverick; Amber Heard wants another chance against Johnny for defamation; and Student in Nigeria allegedly beaten and tortured over tweets about first lady.
Published on November 17, 2022
author, copyrights, Print on demand, self-publishing, writing career advice
Read the fine print before purchasing an image for your book cover.
Published on November 17, 2022
Censorship, copyrights, legal
MORE: Will Supreme Court protect parodies?; FBI agent to be deposed for working with Meta/Facebook to bury a story; NH man charged as posting online “dirty cop;” More parents shut down after publicly reading graphic passages from books available to children; and Old Star Trek comic books are worth big money!
Published on October 13, 2022
amazon, Censorship, copyrights
MORE: More anti-Semitic censorship at Berkeley; Two Amazon employees accused of $22K thefts; Gun fight at Amazon!; Character mark violation or parody?; Woman almost puts her head of hair in food blogger’s coffee; Game of Thrones’ fans accuse author of racism; Saudi prince refuses to talk to Reuters’ reporter; Longest-running copyright infringement lawsuit ever?; and #BookTok becomes a driving force in literature.
Published on September 30, 2022
Censorship, copyrights, legal, Trademarks
MORE: News celebrity publishes book with positive message; Book details integration of women into the Navy; Author accused of multiple counts of plagiarism; Journalist who uncovering hundreds of fake PhD degrees is being punished by Russian government; Small tourist attraction sued for allegedly selling counterfeit items from “The Texas Chainsaw Masacre.”
Published on September 24, 2022
author scams, copyrights, legal, writing scams
You don’t want to miss this one!!!
Published on September 23, 2022
copyrights, legal, libel, self-publishing, Trademarks
Can you use real airline names in your work? It depends.
Published on August 25, 2022
amazon, author scams, Censorship, copyrights
MORE: If someone from “Amazon Prime” calls you, it’s a scam!; HBO Max removes almost 200 episodes of Sesame Street. Why??; Hungarian weather service officials fired after giving incorrect forecast; Activist tries to ban books that aren’t even on library shelves; Nicaragua silences its last outspoken critics – Catholic priests; Chinese ‘punishes’ 27 people for ‘ugly’ textbook cartoons; and American Federation of Teachers (AFT) president admitted to sharing a false tweet claiming that certain books were banned in Florida.
Published on August 19, 2022
amazon, Censorship, copyrights, legal
MORE: Oprah sues over her name being used in a podcast about her; In cracking down on real news, Nicaragua banned newspapers from importing paper and ink; Printing press inventor was killed by his own machine; A ridiculous Atlantic op-ed!; Woman takes out full-page ad about cheater husband; Why are so many comedians’ lives ending in tragedy?; It took long enough for CNN to give the boot to Jeffrey Toobin after his infamous, well, you remember!; CIA sued for spying on journalists and lawyers; and More Amazon workers walk off the job.
Published on August 11, 2022
author, copyrights, legal, Print on demand, self-publishing, writing career advice
I’ve learned to do a lot of things for myself. It’s not just about saving money, although that’s a big bonus. It’s more about the satisfaction I get from being as self-sufficient as I can be. But, that pride must be tempered with a humility that allows me to accept my limitations. There are some things that I simply don’t have enough knowledge or skill to accomplish…