Everything a writer needs to know about the law. This accessible, reader-friendly handbook will be an invaluable resource for authors, agents, and editors in navigating the legal landscape of the contemporary publishing industry. Drawing on a wealth of experience in legal scholarship and publishing, Jacqueline D. Lipton provides a useful legal guide for writers whatever their levels of expertise or categories of work (fiction, nonfiction, or academic). Through case studies and hypothetical examples, Law and Authors addresses issues of copyright law, including explanations of fair use and the public domain; trademark and branding concerns for those embarking on a publishing career; laws that impact the ways that authors might use social media and marketing promotions; and privacy and defamation questions that writers may face. Although the book focuses on American law, it highlights key areas where laws in other countries differ from those in the United States. Law and Authors will prepare every writer for the inevitable and the unexpected.
Effortless, enjoyable, fast and effective language learning through music
The term earworms or catchy tunes refers to those songs which you hear a few times and then just can't get out of your head. Earworms mbt® Rapid Languages puts the words and phrases you need not just on the tip of your tongue, it transports them deeply into your long-term memory, ready for instant recall.
Simply listen to the music filled with rhythmic repetitions a few times and listeners will subconsciously acquire a collection of verbs, nouns and connecting words, all the while picking up the correct accent. This is your survival kit of immediately useful words and phrases for your visit abroad. Listen a few times to be able to ask for a table in a restaurant, order food and drink, take a taxi, rent a car, buy tickets, deal with money, numbers, times and days, ask for directions, deal with typical problems, hold a simple conversation and more.
Volume 2 will have you talking about yourself and others, past, present and future, likes and dislikes and general conversational items. The themes follow closely the Common European Framework for language learning a recognised benchmark of language proficiency and the emphasis is constantly on usefulness to the learner.
Over 70 Minutes of Audio
Effortless, enjoyable and effective
Essential phrases for your trip abroad
Words anchored deeply into your memory by gentle repetition to music
Stimulating and self-motivation through real rapid progress
Developed by language teaching experts
Target language spoken by native speakers
Pronunciation acquired automatically
Listen and learn, anytime anywhere
Dartmoor. A wild, wet place in the south-west of England. A place where it is easy to get lost, and to fall into the soft green earth which can pull the strongest man down to his death. A man is running for his life. Behind him comes an enormous dog - a dog from his worst dreams, a dog from hell. Between him and a terrible death stands only one person - the greatest detective of all time, Sherlock Holmes.
Welcome to Everyday Swahili for Beginners - 400 Actions & Activities by Innovative Language. This audiobook is a new way to learn and speak Swahili fast. Start speaking in minutes with powerful learning methods that you'll learn inside.Using this audiobook is simple. You'll learn practical phrases for over 400 daily activities through 10 easy chapters. The phrases were chosen by a panel of professional language teachers and are some of the most frequently used phrases in daily conversation.Each chapter covers a daily scene such as morning activities, going to work, hanging out with friends, and much more. You'll be able to talk about your day easily as you learn practical phrases in every chapter. With each phrase you'll get the audio pronunciation, bonus vocabulary, and more. Simply listen and repeat out loud.
If You Want People to Read Your Book, Writing It Is Only the BeginningThere has truly never been a better time to be an author. For the first time, authors have direct access to the public via the Internet—and can create a community eagerly awaiting their book. But where do new authors start? How do they sort through the dizzying range of online options? Where should they spend their time online and what should they be doing?Enter Fauzia Burke, a digital book marketing pioneer and friend of overwhelmed writers everywhere. She takes authors step-by-step through the process of identifying their unique personal brand, defining their audience, clarifying their aspirations and goals, and setting priorities. She offers advice on designing a successful website, building a mailing list of superfans, blogging, creating an engagement strategy for social media, and more. By following Burke's expert advice, authors can conquer the Internet and still get their next manuscript in on time.
A highly entertaining A-to-Z guide to the unique dialect of the city of Glasgow. Do you have a baldy clue as to who the bears and junglies are? Puzzled by the thought of some cheekywatter from your cargo? Fancy a day out at Fort Weetabix? Or would you rather settle down with some swedgers? After all, you don't want to be a stank dodger. Confused? You need this book! Michael Munro has won the eternal gratitude of Glaswegians for his efforts in popularizing their city’s dialect, universally known as the “patter.” This book is the most extensive collection of this rich and expressive language ever made. Often hilarious, sometimes coarse (but never dull!), the patter is the key to understanding this Scottish city and its inhabitants.
What Are Story Grid Beats?
We think about the story creation process (writing) as one big “problem.”
You simply want to travel from where you are right now (without a story that works) to a place where your story takes on a life of its own. It works.
We submit to you that the practical way to unpack that very big problem is by breaking it into smaller, more easily solvable units.
Just as performers break down acting challenges into moment to moment micro-actions they call beats, so do Story Grid Beat books break your story problems into specific high-resolution mini-puzzles.
They’re like global positioning system reports for when you find yourself lost on your author’s journey. And once they clearly define the problem at hand, they offer procedural advice about how best to reframe your approach and solve it in your own unique way.
After all, you can’t begin to solve a problem until you clearly know what it is. You Are Not the Problem. The Problems are the Problem.
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