Writers in the Storm

A blog about writing

storm moving across a field

Tag: copyright

The Law (and Ethics) of Conference Blogging

Susan Spann

This week, I’m preparing my lecture notes for the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers’ Colorado Gold Conference, which takes place this weekend (September 9-11) in Denver. Since conferences are on my mind, let’s take a minute to review some important do’s and don’ts about workshop and conference-related blogging and social media shares:

1.Read the post

Read More
Protecting Your Copyrights Online

Susan Spann

In Star Wars, Obi-Wan Kenobi refers to Mos Eisley spaceport as a “wretched hive of scum and villainy” and adds, “we must be careful.”

Obi-Wan’s wisdom applies to the Internet too. 

Regardless of your publishing path, if you write for publication, you should take steps to protect your copyrighted work against Internet-based infringement.Read the post

Read More
Hogwarts vs. the Hindenburg: Copyright Rules for Settings

Susan Spann

SusanSpann_WITSAs a publishing lawyer, I often get asked about copyright in scenes and settings, and how the law of infringement applies when stories are set in similar locations.

Like many other copyright questions, the answer depends on a number of factors.… Read the post

Read More
Naked Publishing - Part 4

Today we welcome back Denise Domning, contributing blogger here at WITS, with the fourth in her series detailing her self-publishing journey.

by Denise Domning 

I did it!  I made my deadline!

Kind of.

It’s August 15th and the book, The Men Wars, Book One  Men-ipulation,  is up on both Amazon and Barnes and Noble.… Read the post

Read More
Publishing Naked- Part 3

Welcome to another installment of Sensational Summer Fridays, here at WITS!

Before we begin with the third in our guest blog series by Denise Domning, we'd like to announce the winner of Michelle Diener's debut novel, IN A TREACHEROUS COURT. … Read the post

Read More

Subscribe to WITS

Recent Posts

Search

WITS Team

Categories

Archives

Copyright © 2022 Writers In The Storm - All Rights Reserved