Know Your Rights: 7 Terms Every Writer Should Learn

The Literature Effect

It’s every writer’s dream to see their work in print. To have spent years of their lives putting together the perfect work or months coming up with the perfect idea for publishing or syndication and finally see that hard work pay off with an acceptance letter. It’s an exciting moment to be sure. So exciting, many writers might just sign on the dotted line without looking into what’s written before it, causing a writer to unwittingly sign away that same creation they poured their heart and soul into. Industries have done this for decades, especially in comics where the legendary legal battles dwarf any battle Superman has faced. The simple truth is any entity you might sell your work to is a business. A business that won’t shy away from legal trickery. Writers are probably the most underappreciated people in the entertainment world. The same people who’ll put your work…

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