Why this author’s voice deserved to be heard: Many authors want to know how publishing companies choose which titles to publish. There’s a myth that
Publishing Secrets Revealed
I found this mistake with a new client’s previously published work and had to take her book out of circulation. Although it’s a commonly made mistake, if discovered, the penalties levied against an author can be so steep that it completely shuts down the entire brand.
People also have been misguided about a “Poor Man’s copyright”, which there is no such thing legally. Legally this offers no protection so do not be misinformed. But since copyright registration is presented as a voluntary procedure, why should you bother?