Fair use of copyrighted content is vital to public discourse, but is a minefield of subjectivity. Creatives should become familiar with legal tests and case law surrounding fair use, and should understand that the only safe harbor is to avoid asserting fair use in the first place.
"D- - n, d- -n, the author & publisher I say!" You're looking at a well-known sketch from 1807. What? You don't want your readers to react in that way? I should hope not. Here to help are seven tips toward better writing that I presented as a lightning talk at C14 OakTable World Las Vegas – an event sponsored by the OakTable Network and held in conjunction with the IOUG's Collaborate14 conference.
Posting a review on Amazon.com is one of the nicest things you can do for an author when you read a book and like it, or find value in its content. Positive reviews drive sales and have direct bearing on an author's willingness and even ability to create more of the content that you like and benefit from.