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Questions 559: Work For Hire

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Caine asks: “What can a content creator expect from the content producer/owner in a work-for-hire arrangement?”

Resources Mentioned:
Nancy Drew by Carolyn Keene
The Hardy Boys by Franklin W. Dixon
Tom Swift by Victor Appleton II
Manhunt by James Patterson with James O. Born
Tom Clancy Power and Empire by Marc Cameron
The Patriot Attack by Robert Ludlum (sort of)

Feedback: Value Added Audiobooks?

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Caine says: I think it makes sense to an extra layer of production (music, effects) to audiobooks so the electronic voice of an e-reader can’t compete. What do you think?

Resources Mentioned
Q-In-Law, by Peter David. Audiobook read by John DeLancie and Majel Barrett

Questions 531: Learning Cover Art

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Brian asks:

What’s a good straightforward tutorial for doing cover art?

Resources Mentioned:
Joel Friedlander’s Monthly eBook Cover Design Awards 
Becoming an Every Day Novelist by J. Daniel Sawyer
Createspace Cover Design Resources
Questions Ep. 176: When Your Ideas Show Up on TV
Scream
Taken By The T-Rex

Questions 515: Splitting Copyright

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Ed asks: What are the pros and cons of splitting your copyright between yourself and your production/publishing company? How do you decide who owns what?

Resources Mentioned
S-corp vs. C-corp vs. LLC
Tax Savvy for Small Businesses