Self Publisher's Legal Handbook - Second Edition - by Helen SedwickSince launching the first edition of Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook in 2014, I’ve learned more about the questions faced by indie authors. So on June 13, 2017, I released the second edition of Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook. The new edition updates and expands on the first edition. It includes

Writing and publishing a book is an investment of time, money and emotion. Don’t lose your copyright by signing the wrong contract, or waste money by buying into a scam, or lose sleep by getting sued for defamation. Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook will help you safely navigate the legal minefield.

My mission — to keep you out of court and at your desk, writing your next book.

“Every writer needs this book! Self-publishing writers already wear so many hats; who has time to be a lawyer in addition to a writer, social media expert, and marketing pro? Legal issues are often ignored because writers figure they wouldn’t understand them. Wrong! Sedwick’s book answers all types of questions, including those writers wouldn’t think to ask.” Arlene Miller, The Grammar Diva, BigWords101

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Coyote Winds

Coyote Winds tells of the times leading up to the Dust Bowl, a time of optimism and confidence, a time when a man was measured by what he produced, not what he could buy. It explores the American can-do spirit that drew people to this wind-swept frontier and the consequences of that spirit, both good and bad, And it asks whether that spirit survives today.

Sedwick creates authentic moments that showcase the American West in the 1930s…. Part of the novel’s strength is how fluidly it reads considering its depth. This is no heavy-handed historical novel. Rather, young readers will be drawn into an engaging story which broaches serious questions about family, the American spirit and hope.” – Foreword Five-Star Review

“An absorbing novel. In the western prairie circa 1930, 13-year-old Myles brings a coyote pup home in an attempt to tame it and keep it as a pet. Taming the untamable quickly becomes a theme as his father struggles to fight the growing drought that is wreaking havoc with his crops. Sedwick’s prose is simple, but possesses an underlying beauty that captures the world in which her story takes place.” – Publishers Weekly

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