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If you really think someone is going to use your book as a how-to, then write a preface which is a single large, comprehensive disclaimer. Put all the "don't do this at home" copy there, and if it's an e-book, throw in the occasional link back to it. (Also, don't publish genuine secrets, and you may want to have the number of a good lawyer on hand as a ...
Optimizing an ebook for screen is the more difficult course because you have multiple page sizes. If it works well at any size it will work fine for printing. The reverse is not true.
A disclaimer will do nothing to legally protect you. To be indicted as an accessory to a crime as a writer, the prosecution has to prove the following: (1) You either knew of the planned crime, or had a reasonable expectation that a particular crime would be committed (2) Your assistance was critical to the commission of the crime In general, you will ...
Almost never. Royalties apply to copyright, and copyright only applies to the literal text of the material. Anything you learn, you can use, so long as you don't use word-for-word quotations without attribution. Let's say you are writing a book about Lincoln and you read Team Of Rivals (the source material for the recent Daniel Day Lewis movie Lincoln). ...
My guess is that the average reader does not know Lulu and CreateSpace from any other online store. But some people would recognize those as POD companies. And some of those would guess that you are a small publisher. And some of those would assume that your book is less professional than a traditional publisher's book. Here's the reason I don't link to my ...
If you sell through CreateSpace, you can link to the work on Amazon. Since like every book known to man is on Amazon, you should be fine. What I have done is made the eBook separately and put on Amazon and then published the print version and then through the Amazon Author program I linked the two together. As long as you aren't using KDP Select ...
Here's the deal with Kindle images. The bigger, the better -- up to the max size (in bytes 5Mb) The largest Height x Width possible so users can zoom in. Why do I say this? Because the Kindle Reader now allows the reader to click the image and then zoom in on it. That means you want the image to have a high resolution so the user can click on the image ...
Medium is a professional writing platform that allows readers to comment and offer feedback on individual paragraphs without disrupting reading order, before or after the work is published. It sounds like exactly what you're looking for.
In the U.S. the real name is available from either the copyright office or Amazon in a legal dispute. Using a publishing name doesn't change that. Also, here only the account number is used for direct deposit.
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