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Opinion | Romance fiction doesn’t deserve to be patronized

I was disappointed in the Nov. 2 obituary for Carolyn Nichols, “Romance novelist showed readers heroines’ tougher sides,” which said, “She began writing what is known as regency romance novels, of...

Posted by Mindy Klasky on 18 Nov 2017, 00:29

Former Publisher Julia Fleischaker Opening a Bookstore in Baltimore

Julia Fleischaker, former director of marketing and publicity at Melville House and publicity director at Penguin Group, is opening a bookstore

Posted by Mindy Klasky on 17 Nov 2017, 15:03

Fun Magic Books

Fun Magic Books

Fun Magic Books is an online listing of cozy paranormal books - by author, series, and type of paranormal creature.

Find your next magical read!

Posted by Mindy Klasky on 16 Nov 2017, 22:10

Intellectual Property Boot Camp for Writers - January 2018

Intellectual Property Boot Camp for Writers is an intensive online course, designed to teach traditional-, self-published, and hybrid authors everything they need to know about United States copyright law, trademark law, and related topics. Each lesson consists of detailed written instruction, with ample opportunity for each participant to ask questions in a Secret group on Facebook. At the conclusion of the session, students will continue to have access to the group for a minimum of one year. Specific lessons include:

Copyrights: Definition and Notice
Copyrights: Registration
Copyrights: Direct Infringement (Piracy)
Copyrights: Indirect Infringement (Derivative Works)
Copyrights: Using Others’ Copyrighted Work
Copyrights: Fan Fiction
Trademarks: Definition, Jurisdiction, and Notice
Trademarks: Use in Fiction
Related Topics: Trade Dress
Related Topics: Book Cover Design
Related Topics: Pseudonyms
Related Topics: Co-Authors
Related Topics: Estate Planning

Course materials include sample takedown notices, cease and desist letters, and contract terms.

Please note this course only covers United States law. Mindy is a lawyer, but nothing in this class constitutes legal advice for any student’s specific legal circumstances.

Posted by Mindy Klasky on 13 Nov 2017, 20:22

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