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Actually it doesn't even need to be copyrighted to give you trouble. A copyright is just the formally asserted right to something - a phrase in this case. You can be sued without a copyright, a copyright just makes the suing position stronger. Just look at the Red Hot Chili Peppers lawsuit against the TV Series Californication (https://en.wikipedia.org/...


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"Signed, sealed, and delivered" is a standard phrase used in everyday life. As such, it cannot be copyrighted. For something to be copyrighted, it needs to be an original expression of an idea, as opposed to an idea itself. This phrase is too "standard" (and too short) to qualify.


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I believe that phrase comes from the United States Postal Service...as if to say "I'm as right as the mail." An example I have used is "Games without Frontiers" (in French) as was used in the title sequence of the song by Peter Gabriel. This was an academic work but I was given no grief for it as the expression was considered part of the "public domain" as ...


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Short phrases like that can't usually be copyrighted. The link is from the US government, but I believe it to be the same for most of the Berne Convention countries. Of course you should consult your local law on this. In this specific case, there's already a TV show by that name, so they apparently didn't run into trouble either. If you use the phrase ...


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Scrivener has a learning curve but there are a number of good online courses that will get you going if you have not used it before. I took the course offered by Gwen Hernandez and it was very good, but there are others. My process is: Write the book in Word Import the book into Scrivener Divide the Word documents into chapters Format the chapter headings ...


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Here's what I've learned over the past three years. It doesn't have to do with the size or length of your book, but rather with industry norms. For large chains to consider stocking you book, i.e. putting any copies on the shelf, your book needs to be at the 55% discount and returnable. This is "not negotiable." Smaller bookstores seek a 45% discount and ...


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I've published 6 books so far on KDP, and I'm based out of Calgary. When I log into kdp.amazon.ca, it actually redirects me to kdp.amazon.com. It's one and the same site. I think what you're looking for firstly, is what marketplaces your KDP account is configured for. After you log into KDP, click on upper right-hand link for your account, mine says "Adam's ...



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