Conferences and Copyrights

Most authors attend a writers’ conference at least once (for many, at least once a year) in a writing career. (If you haven’t, I recommend it highly, for many reasons.) Conferences are a gold mine of information, education, and opportunities to make connections and reconnect with friends. And, like every other part of the publishing business, conferences raise some copyright questions for authors. Today, we’re taking a look at a couple of the most common conference copyright questions. 1. Workshop handouts are copyrighted, and belong to the workshop presenter (or handout creator.) This means attendees cannot reproduce, distribute, or share workshop handouts

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