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25 How Sean Platt Revolutionized Fan Fiction and Book Copyrights

Released Thursday, 11th September 2014
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Sean did something amazing with his recent book. He open sourced it and is allowing people to write inside the book's world. But that's not the best part. Sean is giving away the copyright and allowing people to own the copyright and royalties to anything they create within his world. It pretty amazing! Hear Sean explain everything in today's episode below.

In this Episode We Discuss:

  • Why you need to author a book series to be successful

  • Why Sean decided to open source his “Dream Engine” book world and allow anyone to write books in the world and own both the copyright and royalties

  • What is serialized fiction, how does it work, and is it still popular like it was in 2012

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About Sean

Sean has written more than a dozen books with the help of David Wright and Johnny B. Truant. Some of these books include his most popular series: Yesterdays Gone, The Beam, and Unicorn Western. Recently Sean wrote, The Dream Engine, with the help of Johnny B. Truant during a project they called Fiction Unboxed. Besides writing, Sean enjoys spending time with Sean his wife, daughter, and son.

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