Welcome

Welcome to the T. R. Robinson Publications website. It is hoped you will find all available, and subsequent, content of interest and help. If you have a particular area of interest, relevant articles and posts may be located either from the ‘Categories’ list to the right or by carrying out a keyword search. As indicated … More Welcome

What is Fair Use?

    Note: In some legislations ‘Fair Use’ is known as ‘Fair Dealing’.     A recent article Creative Commons outlined how copyright holders may grant open permission for others to copy, edit, build upon, etc., their copyrighted works. Though there are fundamental differences, ’Fair Use’ is, in a sense, an extension of this facility. … More What is Fair Use?

Creative Commons

  Though the term tends to be used loosely Creative Commons (CC) is in reality an organisation that grants licences.       What is a CC licence? Founded in 2001 the organisation has defined an alternative to standard copyright by filling the gap between full copyright, where use is not permitted without permission, and … More Creative Commons

Beyond Frontiers: US Taxes for International Self-Published Authors by Marcela Martinez Millan

  The issue of United States of America (USA) tax withholding has been previously discussed, the latest under USA Taxes & Authors. In that and a previous article this book was mentioned as being a helpful resource.   The author is a qualified tax advisor and a US Enrolled Agent. This allows her to represent … More Beyond Frontiers: US Taxes for International Self-Published Authors by Marcela Martinez Millan

USA Taxes & Authors

Though United States of America (USA) citizens may find the topic interesting this article is primarily for NON-USA based authors. A large proportion of independent (indie) authors publish books through the utilisation of free software provided by USA based companies such as Amazon, Google Play, Smashwords, etc. Under USA tax legislation these companies are obliged … More USA Taxes & Authors

Screencraft Cinematic Short Story Competition- Deadline Approaching

  This is a reminder that the deadline for entry to the Screencraft Cinematic Short Story Competition is:   Saturday 30 November 2019 Details of the competition and how to enter may be found in the previous notification: Book to Screen Opportunity – Screencraft Cinematic Short Story Competition All those who choose to enter are … More Screencraft Cinematic Short Story Competition- Deadline Approaching

Author or Writer?

The question of whether someone is an author or writer frequently crops up even though, due to modern day usage, it tends to be a superfluous enquiry. It is often posed by people new to publishing though, occasionally, it may also be raised by those who have already published something but remain confused about the … More Author or Writer?