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Helen Sedwick, February 2017
Navigating the Legal Landscape of Manuscript Reviews »

PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2017 by Helen Sedwick, Author and Attorney Suppose you receive an intriguing manuscript that delves into corruption at a major hospital chain, or an edgy novel that transports today’s politicians into a dystopian future of their making. You want to publish the work but wonder if you are diving into legally treacherous waters. …

Helen Sedwick, October 2015
Copyright Changes in the Works: Deciding Who Can Use What Without Permission »

PUBLISHED OCTOBER 2015 by Helen Sedwick, Writer and Lawyer For years, US and foreign legislatures have tried to find solutions to the copyright issues of orphan works and mass digitization. The challenge is balancing the interests of copyright owners in protecting their rights with the interest of the public in having access to materials that …

Helen Sedwick, October 2014
Avoiding Scams and Myths »

Wherever money is to be made, scammers are scheming to take it from you. They promise income, exposure, and freedom from your day job. They brag about off-the-charts successes. If your books are not selling well, you will be tempted to listen to them in hopes of finding the secret formula for success. In all …

Helen Sedwick, September 2014
Set-Up for Self-Publishing »

PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 2014 by Helen Sedwick, Attorney & Self-Published Author Self publishing authors are sometimes surprised to discover they are starting businesses. For many, this is a new and scary experience. They don’t know where to begin. Recently, the process forced me to take my own advice and put it into practice. I’d been a …

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