Illegal? A fad? A scam? Unregulated? This expertly researched, engaging and informative guide separates fact from fiction in the wild world of crypto by tackling the top common myths of this emerging asset class.
With well sourced data and facts, and “ripped from the headlines” examples about the promise and pitfalls of crypto assets, well-respected legal, policy and crypto education expert Dr. Tonya M. Evans, tackles misinformation and fear, uncertainty, & doubt (aka FUD) to right size the conversation with an economic empowerment and financial inclusion approach to the in the decentralized web’s future of work, wealth, and creativity.
Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED empowers investors and future-forward business owners to go from crypto curious to confident while avoiding the scammers, carnival barkers and status quo hawkers. The right book. The right voice. The right time. This is a myth busting manual to help you go ‘From Cash to Crypto®’ safely, legally and confidently. Stay connected to be the first to know when the book is available for pre-order and to find out when I will be signing books in your area.
Newman begins the article by stating “[r]eaders might think nonfiction books are the most reliable media sources there are. But accuracy scandals haven’t reformed an industry that faces no big repercussions for errors.”
Newman quoted me in the article to capture my perspective on why manuscripts should be vetted. I described the process I subjected client manuscripts to when I was in full-time practice.
Newman makes an important and keen observation in her article: “[r]eliance on books creates a weak link in the chain of media accuracy.” she went on to say:
Fact-checking dates back to the founding of Time in 1923, and has a strong tradition at places like Mother Jones and The New Yorker. (The Atlantic checks every article in print.) But it’s becoming less and less common even in the magazine world. Silverman suggests this is in part due to the Internet and the drive for quick content production. “Fact-checkers don’t increase content production,” he said. “Arguably, they slow it.”
What many readers don’t realize is that fact-checking has never been standard practice in the book-publishing world at all.
On Thursday, August 8th, Professor Evans will present the popular Legal Matters that Matter teleclass to over 2000 members of the “Write Your Book in 30 Days” Challenge, created by Andrew Morrison and co-facilitated by Joy Farrington.
About The Legal Matters that Matter to Writers Teleclass
It is an informative and engaging presentation tailored specifically for writers and independent publishers who want straightforward, clear, and concise answers to the most common and pressing legal issues in the publishing industry. After attending this workshop you will understand:
how copyright is created and protected
what is considered a fair use in print and on the Internet
what can and cannot be copyrighted
how legally to refer to real people, places, and events in one’s own work
the real deal about the myth of the Poor Man’s copyright
the critical timing of when to register your work with the Copyright Office
the most common contracts involved in securing, licensing and transferring copyright and other rights
The Write Your Book in 30 Day! Challenge was created by Andrew Morrison and is co-facilitated, Joy Farrington.
During the challenge (which happens several times each year), participants are encouraged to write a 70-100 pages book that will help them brand their brilliance. Andrew and Joy believe that a book is the new business card and share with participants how to use their book to: