episode 41: legal FAQs for book authors & writers
Are you thinking about writing a book? Worried you might write something that could get you in trouble? Not sure if you can mention your ex-boyfriend/girlfriend or write about your former 9-5 job and your horrendous boss? It can be scary to write a book wondering if you’re going to inadvertently offend someone or, worse yet, have someone sue you.
In this episode, you’ll hear 6 frequently asked questions by writers and authors who are sitting down to write a book or an article and the answers that can help keep you legally safe.
in this episode I share:
- Whether or not you should Copyright your book
- How to file for a registered Copyright
- How to not get in trouble when you write about other people in your book
- Whether or not you can use the real names of other people
- How to handle writing about famous people in your book
- How to safely include well-known products or brand names
- Why I align copyrighting with the throat chakra
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