Friday, September 11, 2009

How Do You Protect Your Copyright ...

... when you are using a pen name? A would-be author emailed this question to me. The answer is fairly simple: You register your copyright with the U.S. Copyright Office, in which case you identify both your pen name and your real name. However, using a pseudonym makes it exponentially harder for you to market your book, so you'd better have a good reason for going that route. Click here for some discussion on reasons why you might--or might not--want to use a pen name. The Publishing Pro, LLC

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