Choosing Your Path to Publishing — Author Beware!

The last two posts we’ve explored the difference in self-publishing and traditional publishing with an established commercial publisher. The difference between these two models of publishing is pretty clear: Traditional publishing is based on the publishing company purchasing the rights to the author’s intellectual property (the manuscript) usually paying the author an advance on future … Read more

Avoid Publishing Pitfalls – Secure Permission to Use Copyrighted Material

The need for permissions to use quotes and material from others is often misunderstood by new authors (and some experienced ones as well). Not getting this right can prove to be a very costly mistake. Some of the confusion comes from experiences the author may have in academic writing.  In academic writing it is common … Read more