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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Legally Speaking

As many of you already know, I'm married to a wonderful man who--for the purposes of this blog--is called lawyer hubby.  In fact, he's an IP (intellectual property) litigator, which means he understands all that legal rigmarole that writers often fret about and he has actually represented authors in court.

Of course, I get to reap the benefits of his wisdom, but it hardly seems fair that I should be the only one.  Hence my new blog series for Tuesdays: Legally Speaking.  Starting this afternoon and going for the next few weeks, I'll be doing a series of posts on the different aspects of copyright and legal stuff that writers should know about.  Lawyer hubby gave me a crash course and I've done my best to translate it from legal-speak to normal-people-speak.

That said, here's iggi with his little Disclaimer poster.  I'm not a lawyer.  These posts should in no way be considered legal advice.  The point of these posts is to give my writer friends (that's you!) some of the basic information so when you do seek legal advice from a lawyer, you can ask smart questions.


L.A. Colvin said...

Oh this is perfect. There are so many people in this industry that don't understand the business side of writing. Any advice or tips you have will be wonderful. Thanks

Ghenet said...

Sounds great!

Misha said...

Great idea!

I would love to find out more about protecting copyright...


Kari Marie said...

Fantastic idea.

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