Offering Legal Services to Non-Fiction Authors
Non-Fiction Authors Have Unique Legal Risks based on the Genre of the Non-Fiction
Biographies * True Crime * Autobiographies & Memoirs * History * Philosophy * Self-Help & Instruction * How-to's & Guidebooks * Politics * Health & Wellness
Legal Services Include:
Legal Review of Manuscripts for Libel & Privacy and 14 Legal Risks + Vetting for Clearances & Permissions
Review & Negotiation of Publishing Contracts
Preparation of Co-Author or Illustrator Collaboration Agreements, Ghostwriter Agreements, & Disclaimers
Although the digital printing and publishing industry has significantly changed the publishing process, publishing contracts from publishing houses have not changed to keep up with technology and create problems for the author. For instance:
Your project will likely require you to obtain agreements from others to keep you out of legal hot water. A few of these agreements may include:
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