Self-Publisher's
Legal Handbook

The step-by-step legal guide to:
setting up your self-publishing business · hiring freelancers
understanding copyrights · reading POD contracts
navigating social media · collaborating with partners
avoiding defamation and infringement

Published by Ten Gallon Press.

Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook is absolutely required reading for authors who want to publish their own work…It should be on every self-publisher’s desk—highly recommended.”
—Joel Friedlander, www.TheBookDesigner.com

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Readings from Redwood Writers Anthology 2014

Copperfield's Books, Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa
Saturday, October 11, 2014; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Digital Author and Indie/Self Publishing Conference

Los Angeles Valley College
Friday, October 17, 2014 ; 3:15 pm -- How to Protect Your Rights and Your Wallet

Marlene Cullen's Writers Forum

Petaluma Community Center
Thursday, February 19, 2015; 6:30 to 8:30 pm

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