How do I protect my book before publishing?
To register a book or other creative work, simply go to copyright.gov, the website set up by the Library of Congress. There is an online portal to register copyrights for photographs, sculptures and written works. Fill out the form, pay the fee, and you are registered.
How can I protect my writing from being copied?
If you want proof of you being the author of your manuscript, you can of course have it copyrighted through the copyright office. Your second option, which many writers have done for a long time, is to send yourself a copy of your manuscript in the mail.
How much does it cost to self publish a poetry book?
Not including extras, the upfront cost of self-publishing a book will range from about $4,as a reasonable ballpark estimate. If you go for the works – coaching, photography, marketing support – expect to add another $10,000 to $20,000 to the cost of self-publishing a book.
Can I make money writing children’s books?
Writing for children is a career where anything is possible. The top 1% of children’s authors made more than $200,000 last year. It’s also possible to become an overnight success.