View Full Version : Website copyright question

04-07-2007, 05:42 AM
With the help of a designer who's not a writer, I'm creating a website. I'd like to post a few of my past published articles on the site, as well as a teaser from my WIP. I own the copyright on these pieces.

I'd like site visitors to know that articles are available to reprint with permission, but *only* with permission. Is there standard language for this? Is this understood, or do I need to say something? Do I advertise my ignorance by asking this question in the first place?

I'll also have photos, video and audio on the site. Any clues as to how to protect these?

04-10-2007, 07:02 PM
Hi Petrea,
I'm going to ask a friend of mine to come on and answer your question. Her name is Amanda Brice (http://www.amandabrice.com). She's an author and a lawyer with specific expertise in copyright law. She's going to be teaching a class on the topic next fall through AuthorMBA (http://www.authormba.com).

It's a great question. I'd like to know the answer, too! :)

Louise Knott Ahern (http://www.theworkingwriter.com)

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04-10-2007, 07:08 PM
If you don't want to wait until then, she's also teaching on this topic the first couple of weeks of May this year: http://www.neorwa.com - click on workshops to see details (I'm the online workshop coordinator for NEORWA).

She's really smart!! :D *waves hi to Amanda*

04-10-2007, 08:42 PM
Hey, thanks! I'm going to click on everything here!

04-10-2007, 10:49 PM
Hi Rhonda!
Yes, agree...She's super smart. :)


04-11-2007, 01:13 AM
Hey cool, Amanda's FAMOUS now!

She's a rockin' sweet lady. I love it when I stumble upon a Diva in passing.