Do You Hold The Copyright to Your Works?


What are your thoughts on Copyright?

Writing Wranglers and Warriors

propic11_1This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction

What do you know about copyright?  Do you copyright your books?  Are you afraid someone may take credit for something you’ve done?

As a singer/songwriter I learned years ago to protect my work.  Although it seems a bit daunting for the beginner, it’s really a very easy process to copyright your work and it’s very affordable.  I hold the copyright to over a thousand songs (all held under collection copyright).  That means I was able to send twenty songs collectively under one umbrella, receive a copyright, and pull one or two songs out and do them individually later if I needed to.  Easy and cheap.

When I finished my first book I found the process equally as painless.  With a book I copyright don’t need to send music files.  And, the Office of Copyright has made it even easier now by allowing an…

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Author of Fearless Fiction, L.Leander is an author, freelancer and songwriter. She says she credits her love of singing to her father, and her artistic talents to her mother, who was a painter. Both loved to read and write poems and short stories. "Nothing makes me as happy as curling up with a good book, or my guitar," Ms. Leander says. INZARED, QUEEN OF THE ELEPHANT RIDERS is the author's first novel. She is currently working on the sequel and a non-fiction series.

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