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Most publishers will require exclusive rights within some market before they'll buy your book. That means you won't be able to self-publish the same work until after some period of time, when your contract with the publisher expires and you "get your rights back" to your work. You'd want to have your (proposed?) publisher contract checked by a ...


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Plagiarism and copyright infringement are quite different things, although they often go together. Acknowledging the source of a derivative work, making it clear what is someone else's creation and what is one's own creation, generally settles any plagiarism issue. But it only exacerbates a copyright infringement case, by making it very clear that the ...


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