Estate Planning for Authors with Matt Buchman

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Your intellectual property rights are valuable – both to you in your lifetime, but also for 70 years after you die according to copyright law. So what happens once you’re gone? Have you ensured that your heirs and successors can still benefit?

Plus, how to ‘tick the reader clock’ with your book marketing in this fascinating but also jolly chat with romance author, ML Buchman.

M.L. Buchman is the bestselling author of over 50 novels including military, romantic suspense, thrillers, and nonfiction for writers. He brings 30 years of project management experience into his author business, and today we’re talking about his book, Estate Planning for Authors.

Show Notes

Matt’s production schedule and ‘ticking’ the Reader Clock
Why estate planning matters so much for authors
The three types of property, how they differ and why they matter
Why intellectual property is important for authors to understand
Support and ideas for organizing your estate and IP information
The most exciting things on the horizon for indie authors

You can find M.L. Buchman at and on Twitter @mlbuchman


Anne-Maree Gray says:

oh now… the twelve week scale of reader contact is nice… tying into the habit thing is key.
A HUGE amount of info in here – thank you both.

Dillon August says:

I want to direct sales as well, but I wonder how the undoing of net neutrality will affect it. Will my website be fast enough to handle so many sales.

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