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My book (title removed), was published in 2005 by Rainbow Books Inc. It is still selling on Amazon…
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It’s pretty pathetic when a company is happy to take hundreds or thousands of dollars from you, knowing all the while that YOU might get sued some day for something you included in your book…
“I came up with that title. I own it. My book is copyrighted! Can I sue them?”
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“I recently was commissioned by a friend to paint one of my acrylics on canvas for her book. Now, her online publishing company has asked me to sign over the copyright for my work…”