Legal Issues All Freelance Writers Should Know
Writing and the Law
All about your writing work and the law; how to protect yourself and your writing work by understanding the law and writing-- a list of the best resources and legal support for writers.
Legal Terms for Writers
Legal terms that every writer should know.
Indemnity Insurance, Liability Insurance, Oh My!
Do you need indemnity insurance as a freelancer? How about liability insurance? This article explores several different types of insurance for the freelancer.
Step-by-Step: Freelancers and the Affordable Care Act
Why Freelancers Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act.
Know Your Publication Rights
Make sure you know which publication rights you are selling! First North American Serial Rights? One time print rights? Find out about copyright and publication rights here.
Online Publishing and Rights- Can I Still Sell It?
What publishing rights do you give up online? A reader questions what rights he can still sell after publishing something online. If you publish online, can you still sell your book or article?
Are You Making These Three Copyright Mistakes?
Are you making these copyright mistakes?
How to Protect Your Copyright
About.com's Guide to Publishing covers copyright law basics.
How to Check for Plagiarism
Explains how to check for plagiarism in your work.
FAQ on Book Rights and Royalties
About.com's Guide to Publishing answers frequently asked questions about who owns the rights and copyright to books, along with questions about royalty payments.
FAQ on Copyright for Authors
About.com's Guide to Fiction Writing hosts this FAQ about copyright for authors.
Navigating the Online Environment for Writers
Five ways to stay safe and secure online for freelance writers.
Help! They’re Asking for My Social Security Number!
A freelance writer asks if it's normal to have to give out his social security number.