I can register your domian name for $20 for the the first year, and $20 for
each year following. For a domain there are many that charge $19.95 a month
for all the space a sisties donain will ever use. If I can help let me know.
>With due respect to Brent and to Jeff, I most sincerely hope novels some of
>us have written do a MUCH better job than GWTW of showing real people in a
>real world/time. Not that I didn't enjoy Ms. Mitchell's book, just that I
>enjoyed it at age 14.
> To start the site, we need to register a domaine name; this requires
>everyone kicking in money. So does the monthly charge for an ISP (anyone
>have ideas of one?) Brent, if you're going to design the site, do you also
>intend to maintain it? If so, do you have ideas for a good ISP?
> Meanwhile, if I'm going to look over the chapters and make any
>pre-posting suggestions to people, maybe people want to start sending them
>soon. BUT NOTE that I shall be away June 13 through 25; probably best if
>things reach me in the June 26 through July 8 timeslot (or asap thereafter).
>My snailmail address is 5522 Tehama Ave., Richmond, CA 94804; please send
>only on pc disk, preferably in rtf or in wordperfect, your novel chapters
>(again--after June 26--or on time to reach me before June 13). Sorry, not by
>email--I don't download documents. I guess I'm asking an awful lot of trust;
>I realize that. (I can only say, hey I got great rad credentials,
> I'm sure, by the way, there are some legal/business issues we have to go
>into. Like, do we incorporate (probably wise), do we go for nonprofit
>status, and don't we need some sort of small bank account (to assure we can
>pay timely the ISP). If Brent does design/tech, and I head up
>edit/acquisitions, with the couple of you who've also offered to
>edit/proofread, it'd be good for someone else to play banker, write the
>check/s to the ISP and re domaine--Renny, would you?
> We need, too, to clarify our personal retentions of copyrights, and
>probably we need some sort of contract--that this is for use on this site
>only, not for commercial sale or reproduction, that we each retain all
>rights, can pull our piece at any time (AND in particular if the site were to
>go under the control of other/whatever), and so on. I think the NWU
>(National Writers Union) has done work on this sort of thing. Is anyone else
>a member and willing to check this? Has anyone any lawyer friend who'd pro
>bono help on any of these issues--and is competent in this area?
> With regard to copyright, too--I hate to say this, but someone indicated
>his novel uses pieces/lines from lots of songs popular then, and I think they
>cannot go up (be published, in any form) without written permission. . .which
>can be VERY VERY expensive.
> Venceremos, Paula
"In the defense of Freedom and Literacy, Libraries are the most powerful
weapons we have. Use them."
--Maria Norlander Martinez, The Incredible Librarian
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