In the first installment of a new how-to series on the overlooked minutiae of publishing, the author focuses on how to seek permissions and considers the time and money needed to get them.
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The author most recently of the memoir Ready for Air: A Journey Through Premature Motherhood, published in September by the University of Minnesota Press, Kate Hopper discusses the importance of trademarking one's work to keep it protected.
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