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The Writer's Legal Guide, Fourth Edition

Tad Crawford & Kay Murray

The Writer's Legal Guide, Fourth Edition by Tad Crawford & Kay Murray

In an increasingly digitized and complex publishing world, writers need to know how to protect themselves against copyright infringement, legal trouble, and unwise concessions to publishers. Still the author's foremost advocate for copyright protection, fair contracts, and free expression, the Authors Guild has once again partnered with Allworth Press to update this invaluable reference. Thoroughly revised to reflect the many changes in the publishing industry, the fourth edition offers plain-English explanations of legal and business aspects of the trade, from electronic rights and ebooks to...

2013 / 8 / 8
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Publish Your Book: Proven Strategies and Resources for the Enterprising Author

Patricia Fry

Publish Your Book: Proven Strategies and Resources for the Enterprising Author by Patricia FryPublish Your Book: Proven Strategies and Resources for the Enterprising Author is a professional guide to publishing success for the new and struggling author. With insider tips, up-to-date marketing strategies, timelines, and other resources, this book offers a comprehensive tour of the world of book publishing to help authors successfully navigate the industry.

Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, this book will help you write your book for a target audience, build promotion into your book, write a successful query letter and book proposal, choose the right publishing option for your book,...

2014 / 8 / 20
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Writing What You Know: How to Turn Personal Experiences into Publishable Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry

Meg Files

Writing What You Know: How to Turn Personal Experiences into Publishable Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry by Meg FilesIt's easy for people to write about their feelings in a journal. It's more difficult, however, to convert personal experiences into stories worthy of publication—fiction, non-fiction, or poetry. Filled with engaging exercises, Write from Life guides writers in identifying story-worthy material and transforming their raw material into finished pieces, through conquering fears associated with personal exposure, determining a story's focus, shaping the material into a cohesive whole, and editing and revising as needed. Writers working in any form will find this book invaluable for supplying them...
2016 / 4 / 12
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Business and Legal Forms for Illustrators

Tad Crawford

Business and Legal Forms for Illustrators by Tad CrawfordThe fourth edition of this popular guide contains twenty-nine of the most essential business and legal forms to meet the everyday needs of today??s illustrators. Updated throughout, new forms include a promissory note, releases, and an agreement to arbitrate. Each form is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and unique negotiation checklists for making the best deal. Included are:

Estimate • Confirmation of Assignment • Invoice • Illustrator-Agent Contract • Book Publishing Contract • Collaboration Contract • Contract for the Sale of an Artwork...

2016 / 5 / 2
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Leadership in the Performing Arts

Tobie S. Stein

Leadership in the Performing Arts by Tobie S. SteinWhat does it mean to be a performing arts leader? Leadership in the Performing Arts addresses and analyzes this question by presenting the wisdom and expertise of eleven men and women with experience leading nonprofit performing arts institutions in the United States. These successful leaders provide many real-world examples of business practices that may be generally applied by practitioners in our field, and throughout the nonprofit sector. The book examines:

The leader??s career path and professional growth
The leader??s vision
Leadership styles and the importance of interpersonal skills
Setting...

2016 / 5 / 2
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Making and Marketing Music: The Musician's Guide to Financing, Distributing, and Promoting Albums

Jodi Summers

Making and Marketing Music: The Musician's Guide to Financing, Distributing, and Promoting Albums by Jodi SummersThis industry-savvy guide will help musicians of all levels make the album that best complements their skills and meets their career objectives. Revealed here are the who, what, where, when and how of album making, and the tools to sell and prosper in the business. Included are interviews with P. Diddy, Ozzy Osbourne, and members of Linkin Park, and other top industry professionals.

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater,...

2016 / 10 / 4
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The Photographer's Guide to Negotiating

Richard Weisgrau

The Photographer's Guide to Negotiating by Richard WeisgrauNegotiating is a crucial skill for anyone running a business, but they don't teach this art in photography school. The Photographer's Guide to Negotiating gives specific tips for negotiating assignment deals, digital and electronic rights, stock photography sales, contracts, purchases, and more. Interviews with an art buyer, a photographer, and a photographer's rep give photographers extra insight-and maybe even the upper hand in many negotiations. Everyone negotiates in everyday life. This book shows photographers how to take those skills and successfully apply them to business deals.

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2016 / 10 / 4
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Starting Your Career as a Freelance Editor: A Guide to Working with Authors, Books, Newsletters, Magazines, Websites, and More

Mary Embree

Starting Your Career as a Freelance Editor: A Guide to Working with Authors, Books, Newsletters, Magazines, Websites, and More by Mary EmbreeAllworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers...
2016 / 10 / 5
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Starting Your Career as a Photo Stylist: A Comprehensive Guide to Photo Shoots, Marketing, Business, Fashion, Wardrobe, Off Figu

Susan Linnet Cox

Starting Your Career as a Photo Stylist: A Comprehensive Guide to Photo Shoots, Marketing, Business, Fashion, Wardrobe, Off Figu by Susan Linnet CoxAllworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers...
2016 / 10 / 5
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The Photography Exercise Book: Training Your Eye to Shoot Like a Pro

Bert Krages

The Photography Exercise Book: Training Your Eye to Shoot Like a Pro by Bert KragesSince the beginning of the twentieth century, photographic composition has been taught mostly by applying principles from the field of graphic design. But the factor that distinguishes the work of master photographers is their ability to see and describe scenes visually. This book follows contemporary educational methods used to teach fine arts such as drawing and painting, concentrating on teaching the perception of critical visual elements and understanding how they will be rendered photographically. Unlike other composition resources, The Photography Exercise Book uses cognitive science to...
2016 / 10 / 6
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Scammed: Learn from the Biggest Consumer and Money Frauds How Not to Be a Victim

Gini Graham Scott

Scammed: Learn from the Biggest Consumer and Money Frauds How Not to Be a Victim by Gini Graham ScottDrawn from the personal experience of dozens of victims, including the author's own encounters, Scammed exposes the most prevalent consumer and money scams lurking in modern society. With so many people falling prey to a wide variety of frauds due to increasing vulnerability on the anonymous Internet, an exposé has never been timelier. This recounts the stories of victims of over two dozen different types of scams, and what they did to recover. These scams include:

Auto repair industry scams
Insurance industry scams
Housing industry scams and real estate house flip scams
Home repair scams
Counterfeit...

2016 / 10 / 13
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Talk Up Your Book: How to Sell Your Book Through Public Speaking, Interviews, Signings, Festivals, Conferences, and More

Patricia Fry

Talk Up Your Book: How to Sell Your Book Through Public Speaking, Interviews, Signings, Festivals, Conferences, and More by Patricia FryThe most powerful tool in your book promotion toolkit is your personality. The fact is that personality sells books. Readers want a relationship with authors of the books they read. If you aren't a celebrity or a world-known author, it is up to you to create that relationship. Finally, here's a book that tells you how to develop a greater rapport with your readers, and thus SELL MORE BOOKS through more effective live presentations, well-attended book signings, successful book festival experiences, and more personalized social media techniques. Learn how to get speaking gigs at conferences and...
2013 / 1 / 26
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The Pocket Small Business Owner's Guide to Taxes

Brian Germer

The Pocket Small Business Owner's Guide to Taxes by Brian GermerWhen does nontaxable business income become taxable? How do you calculate the cost of goods sold? What can be deducted? What is a fixed asset? This no-nonsense guide answers these common questions and more, empowering small business owners to understand how and why they are taxed and maximize their deductions. You'll learn when depreciation begins, how to classify payments to employees, how to track inventory and sales, and strategies for successful accounting. Coverage also includes:Tax benefits for employers Business classifications S corporation tax issues Deductible expenses Retirement plans...
2012 / 11 / 28
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The Business of Writing: Professional Advice on Proposals, Publishers, Contracts, and More for the Aspiring Writer

Jennifer Lyons

The Business of Writing: Professional Advice on Proposals, Publishers, Contracts, and More for the Aspiring Writer by Jennifer LyonsWhether you're unclear on what to expect from your first book deal or just a little puzzled by your editor's whims, The Business of Writing is the book for you. In it, literary agent and publishing veteran Jennifer Lyons empowers aspiring and experienced writers with everything they need to know about the business of selling books, from publicity to legal and financial aspects of the trade. A senior agent for seventeen years before opening her own literary agency, Lyons has taught numerous courses on the business of writing at Sarah Lawrence College, and has visited both undergraduate and graduate...
2012 / 11 / 28
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The Author's Guide to an Author's Lecture Contract

Tad Crawford

The Author's Guide to an Author's Lecture Contract by Tad CrawfordPart of The Author's Guide to series, this classic guide provides information about the issues relevant to writers today. As lecturing is an important source of income for many authors, this guide can help ensure that everything goes smoothly. It describes specific details such as transportation, necessary materials, cancellation policies, and location, and includes a sample contract and negotiation checklist.
2013 / 8 / 11
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The Author's Guide to a Confirmation of Assignment

Tad Crawford

The Author's Guide to a Confirmation of Assignment by Tad CrawfordPart of The Author's Guide to series, this classic guide provides information about the issues relevant to writers today. Detailing the importance of what both author and client should do before creating a binding contract, this guide provides the necessary forms and checklists to negotiate and confirm an assignment, without needless disputes and disruptions.
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The Author's Guide to An Estimate

Tad Crawford

The Author's Guide to An Estimate by Tad CrawfordPart of The Author's Guide to series, this classic guide provides information about the issues relevant to writers today. An estimate provides the author with an opportunity to discuss the assignment, important terms, and fees. This guide includes a helpful negotiation checklist as well as a sample contract.
2013 / 8 / 11
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The Email Revolution: How to Build Brands and Create Real Connections

V. A. Shiva Ayyadurai

The Email Revolution: How to Build Brands and Create Real Connections by V. A. Shiva AyyaduraiIn 1978, fourteen-year-old technology prodigy V. A. Shiva Ayyadurai invented email. From there, he would go on to manage email for the Clinton administration and create email-sorting software that would be used by some of the largest companies in the world, including Nike, AT&T, Toyota, and JC Penny. He discovered that incoming emails offered countless opportunities to mine data and solidify relationships with citizens and customers—opportunities of which organizations everywhere were failing to take advantage.

Through a series of case studies, this fascinating book demonstrates how organizations...

2013 / 9 / 7
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Your Living Trust & Estate Plan: How to Maximize Your Family's Assets and Protect Your Loved Ones, Fifth Edition

Harvey J. Platt

Your Living Trust & Estate Plan: How to Maximize Your Family's Assets and Protect Your Loved Ones, Fifth Edition by Harvey J. PlattThis revised fifth edition from estate-planning expert Harvey J. Platt details the most up-to-date strategies for using a living trust to create a flexible estate plan. Platt explains the latest tax laws, including the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, the broadening of statutes for amending trusts, and the rule against perpetuities (RAP). Platt also addresses updates on many existing topics, including lifetime exemptions; the estate, gift, and generation-skipping tax; charitable deductions; state estate tax savings; and private annuities.

Your Living Trust & Estate Plan maps out the most...

2013 / 9 / 7
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Starting Your Career as a Musician

Neil Tortorella

Starting Your Career as a Musician by Neil TortorellaWhether you dream about becoming a rock star or a sought-after talent playing local gigs, Starting Your Career as a Musician will guide you along the path to success. Author Neil Tortorella explores the myriad opportunities in music today and details proven strategies for seeking them out. He reveals the common pitfalls and traps that are often encountered and provides aspiring musicians with time-tested advice on how to avoid them.

Jam-packed with the practical know-how you need for success in the music business, Starting Your Career as a Musician is brought to life and made easy-to grasp through...

2013 / 9 / 9
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