Which Publications Require An ISBN?

An ISBN or International Standard Book Number, is the unique numeric identifier that’s used around the world to identify books and many publications. If in doubt as to what publications require an ISBN the following is a list of items that do. AudiobooksBooks (printed)eBooks (digital books)Picture booksStorybooksGraphic novelsBrochuresPamphletsMapsPosters (educational)CD-ROMs (non music)DVDs (educational, documentary) Items that do not qualify for ISBNs are: Coloring books (with no … Continue reading Which Publications Require An ISBN?

How Not To Make The Lyrics In Your Writing A Costly Experience

Did you ever wonder why you never see song lyrics quoted in books? The simple reason is a small legal matter known as copyright. Just as you don’t appreciate your writing plagiarized without permission for personal or commercial use, neither do music artists.  Some writers think they can get away with incorporating lyrics into their novels without being caught. What harm could a couple of … Continue reading How Not To Make The Lyrics In Your Writing A Costly Experience