IS YOUR BOOK PROTECTED BY AN OFFICIAL COPYRIGHT? These Library of Congress shelves hold paper copyright certificates bound into hardback volumes for the permanent archive.
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Does My Book Need Copyright Protection?
Have you heard the old rumor that if you send yourself a copy of your manuscript using certified U.S mail that it automatically becomes protected by a U.S. copyright?
Before I reveal the answer to that question, let’s explore exactly what a copyright is and whether or not your manuscript or published book needs one.