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Monthly Archives: August 2012
Many people express surprise upon hearing that many cities in Medieval Japan had organized police forces on patrol. During the samurai era, the Shogun and the Daimyo (essentially “warlord”) in command of lesser territories often employed samurai policemen to protect … Continue reading
I’m blogging over at Writers in the Storm today, launching my parallel series on writing an author business plan. Hop over there and say hello, and we’ll return to our regularly scheduled publishing law series on marketing and author business … Continue reading
As autumn approaches, writers’ conference season continues apace. The “season” itself kicks off in May, with a range of conferences continuing through the summer and autumn seasons. If you write you should attend conferences – even if it’s only once … Continue reading
Welcome back to our continuing Wednesday #PubLaw series on Author Business Plans! If you missed Part 1 (the Overview) or Part 2 (Writing the Dreaded Synopsis) the links will take you there. Today we’re looking at Part 3 of the … Continue reading
Thing 1 is an eight-inch female banded pipefish: I purchased her (along with her mate, Thing 2) about 18 months ago, shortly after cycling my 60 gallon marine aquarium and setting up the reef. Blending different species of sygnathids (the … Continue reading
I’m a fan of verisimilitude in novels, particularly when it comes to historical detail. Although the plots and characters in my novels are (mostly) fictitious, I try to stick as close to “reality” as possible when it comes to “sets … Continue reading
Today, I’m honored to introduce a guest post by fellow publishing attorney Kelley Way. Like me, Kelley practices intellectual property and publishing law here in California (though unlike me she handles litigation as well as transactional matters). And, also like … Continue reading
Today we continue our ongoing series on author business plans (for independent and traditional authors) with a look at Section 2 of the Business Plan: Writing The Business Description. We’re skipping over the Executive Summary for now because it’s easiest … Continue reading