Author Archives: Amy Cook

A Legal Checklist for Writers

If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, you should take special care that you’re not risking an invasion of privacy or defamation charge.

by Amy Cook

Copyright Law 101

Many writers worry their work isn't protected unless they use a copyright symbol or file with the Copyright Office. Learn when and how your work is protected, and exactly what that means.

Government Gold Mine

The Freedom of Information Act allows you access to an array of documents to help you research your next story. Here, WD's legal expert tells you how to get them.