For the A to Z Challenge, I’m posting promo and other tips for writers. Today it’s quotes.
They say it’s easier to ask forgiveness than permission.
But if you’re quoting someone, it’s better to ask permission than to get sued!
Quotes, excerpts, facts and figures - in print or online - are copyrighted and require permission to use.
There are always exceptions, such as reviews of your book or public domain.
If in doubt, here are a couple publishing law websites to check:
And if you can’t get permission? Find another quote!