Writer and lawyer Helen Sedwick will explain what every writer needs to know about copyright: what it means, how to protect it, and how to license their work without losing control. She will also discuss the process of getting permission to use quotes, images, and lyrics and give tips on spotting scams and overpriced services targeting writers.
About the Speaker:
Author and University of Chicago Law School graduate, Helen Sedwick has represented small businesses and entrepreneurs for 30 years. Her self-published historical novel Coyote Winds has earned five-star reviews from ForeWord Reviews and Compulsion Reads and is an IndieBRAG Medallion Honoree. Publisher’s Weekly lists her Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook as one of the top five resource books for independent authors. Helen is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Alliance of Independent Authors and a Contributing Writer for TheBookDesigner.com. Helen’s blog coaches writers on everything from saving on taxes to avoiding scams. For more information about Helen, check out her website at http://helensedwick.com