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Guest Post: Copyright

Copyright is widely recognized but what it really means in terms of legal ownership and what you can do with anything that is subject to copyright, is often subject to a whole host of basic misconceptions, not to mention the odd urban legend or two. This Ultimate Guide to Copyright…

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Canada Council for the Arts Funding- Notes on Presentation

Canada Council for the Arts Presentation New Funding Model 10 August 2016 – VPL Fouad Matar, fouad.matar@canadacouncil.ca Organized by Carol Shaben, The Writers Union, cnshaben@gmail.com Highlights: Writers are able to access funding in two ways: Indirect support – funding is given to literary organizations and collectives, along with publishers who…

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Our new Member Database, and Profile System

Maybe you’re a member, maybe you’re looking to hire someone, or maybe you’re just curious–this post is all about the new searchable member directory, and member profile system. If you are looking to find someone with the directory, all you need to do is go to the page, and enter…

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