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comment Referencing, but not using, trademarked characters
@SF Actually, characters can be subject to copyright, as well. If you wrote a novel with the characters from the Harry Potter series, for example, by using the same descriptions and distinctive elements (even if you call them different names), that would be an infringement (Parody would be an exception to this)
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comment How to handle taxes for a self-published book
It doesn't have to be a formal business. It can be a one-time activity, such as publishing a single book. If you pay me $50 to paint your bathroom and I spend $10 on a bucket of paint, that would go on my Schedule C. (But as you indicated, a sole proprietorship can become a substantial operation -- some in fact have multiple millions in revenue)
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comment How to handle taxes for a self-published book
@Jay A Schedule C activity isn't a separate business entity; you are merely running a sole proprietorship using your own social security number (as opposed to a partnership or corporation)
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comment What permissions do I need for nonfiction travelogue?
With photos, keep in mind that the people in photos you wish to publish have privacy rights, so you will need to obtain a release from them.
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