How Not to Get Overwhelmed: Copyrighting Your Work

The world of self-publishing can seem like falling down a rabbit hole and tumbling into Wonderland. Here is an article with links to others by Rachael Ritchey to help make the ‘fall’ a little less jarring.
~Dream. Imagine. Believe. Do. CONQUER!

Fiction by Rachael Ritchey

Copyright

This is the fifth article in the series: How Not to Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing. Below is the list, including links to the subjects we’ve already covered. Today’s topic is Copyright. We’ll be focusing on US, though, because that’s where I live. It will be purely informational since copyright involves law, and I do not give legal advice.

Here’s the symbolcopyright symbol

Here are the codes for various uses of the copyright symbol:

http://www.alt-codes.net/copyright_alt_code.php http://www.alt-codes.net/copyright_alt_code.php

Here’s the definition of Copyright from Merriam-Webster:

“the exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, sell, or distribute the matter and form of something (as a literary, musical, or artistic work)”

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