The Author's Desk Book
Being a Reference Volume upon Questions of the Relations
of the Author to the Publisher, Copyright, The Relation
of the Contributor to the Magazine, Mechanics of the Book,
Arrangement of the Book, Making of the Index
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The Author's Desk Book Being a Reference Volume upon Questions of the Relations of the Author to the Publisher, Copyright, The Relation of the Contributor to the Magazine, Mechanics of the Book, Arrangement of the Book, Making of the Index

By William Dana Orcutt
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Book Description
Table of Contents
  • Transcriber's Note.
  • THE AUTHOR'S DESK BOOK
    • CONTENTS
    • THE AUTHOR'S DESK BOOK
    • RELATIONS OF THE AUTHOR TO THE PUBLISHER
      • SUBMITTING THE MANUSCRIPT
      • PUBLISHING AT THE AUTHOR'S EXPENSE
      • MAKING THE CONTRACT
        • Contract form:
      • MOVING-PICTURE RIGHTS
      • REPORTS ON ROYALTIES
    • THE COPYRIGHT
      • HOW TO SECURE COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION IN THE UNITED STATES
        • For works reproduced in copies for sale:
        • For works not reproduced in copies for sale:
        • Fees:
      • HOW TO SECURE COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION OF PERIODICALS
        • Contributions to periodicals:
        • Titles:
        • Remittances:
      • HOW TO SECURE COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION OF MOTION-PICTURES
        • Motion-picture photoplays:
        • Motion-pictures other than photoplays:
      • AD INTERIM PROTECTION
      • ASSIGNMENT OF COPYRIGHT
        • Recording assignments:
        • Notice in assignee's name:
        • Foreign assignments:
      • FEES
      • THE DURATION OF COPYRIGHT
      • THE PROTECTION OF TITLES
      • APPLICATION FORMS
        • Renewal or extension:
        • Assignments:
      • PRACTICAL PROCEDURE
      • INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT
    • RELATIONS OF THE SHORT-STORY WRITER TO THE MAGAZINES
      • COPYRIGHT
      • PRACTICAL SUGGESTIONS
      • DEALINGS WITH THE EDITOR
      • THE LITERARY AGENT
    • THE MECHANICS OF THE BOOK
      • ESTIMATING THE MANUSCRIPT
      • THE SAMPLE PAGE
      • THE TYPESETTING
      • THE PROOFS
      • THE PLATES
      • COVER DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATIONS
      • ENGRAVING
      • DIE CUTTING
      • THE PAPER
      • THE PRESSWORK
      • THE BINDING
    • THE ARRANGEMENT OF THE BOOK
      • BASTARD-TITLE
      • ADVERTISING CARD
      • TITLE-PAGE
      • COPYRIGHT
      • DEDICATION
      • PREFACE
      • TABLE OF CONTENTS
      • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
      • INTRODUCTION
      • HALF-TITLE
      • LIMIT NOTICE
      • IN GENERAL
      • BASIC SIZES OF BOOKS
      • ENGLISH PAPER SIZES
      • MARGINS
    • MAKING THE INDEX
      • WHAT TO INDEX
      • PLAN
      • DEFINITION OF TERMS
      • PROCEDURE
      • ARRANGEMENT
      • ADJECTIVE-HEADINGS
      • SUBJECT-MATTER
      • RULES AND EXAMPLES
    • GLOSSARY OF TERMS
    • INDEX
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • Transcriber's Note:
      • Corrections.
      • Errata.
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