Google Book Settlement & Registering your Self-published Book

Perhaps you’ve been following news about the Google Book Settlement over the past few weeks. The overall implications of the deal are still unclear, with notable opposition coming from The Authors Guild and the American Society of Journalists and Authors.

The details of the settlement involving copyright concerns and royalties first initiated through the Google Library Project in 2004 are a bit esoteric and apparently complex. Don’t be overwhelmed. There is no downside to registering your self-published book, so don’t miss the deadlines.

Outskirts Press has provided a step by step overview of the process in their most recent newsletter. Check it out here.

<DIV ALIGN=”CENTER”>
<!– AddThis Button BEGIN –>
<a href=”http://www.addthis.com/bookmark.php?v=250″><img src=”http://s7.addthis.com/static/btn/lg-share-en.gif&#8221; width=”125″ height=”16″ alt=”Share this Post”></a>
<!– AddThis Button END –></DIV>

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s