How Do You Choose a Book to Read?

Books+Main a review by Zara West

~Does Books+Main Have the Right Idea? ~ There are a whole bunch of e-book sales listing services out there – Bookbud, Fussy Librarian, Rifle, E-Reader and more. These services list books that are on sale with a short sales-pitch type blurb. With 50 % of all romances being published independently, I use these services all the time to find new … Continue reading How Do You Choose a Book to Read?

Don’t Get Sued – How to Get Permission to Quote from Literary Works

Zara West talks about Getting permission to quote from other writers in your commercial works.

~Have You Covered All the Bases?~ Do you know how to legally quote from another writer in your own commercial works? In scholarly works, it is usually acceptable to quote from someone as long as you footnote and include a bibliography. That just doesn't work in commercial fiction and non-fiction. When I was writing my … Continue reading Don’t Get Sued – How to Get Permission to Quote from Literary Works